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Straight Shooting

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Director  John Ford
Written by  George Hively
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Country  United States
6/10 IMDb

Genre  Western
Straight Shooting movie poster
Cast  Harry Carey (Cheyenne Harry), Duke R. Lee (Thunder), George Berrell (Sweet Water Sim), Molly Malone (Joan Sim), Ted Brooks (Sim's Son), Hoot Gibson (Danny Morgan)
Language  Silent (English intertitles)
Writer  George Hively (story)
Release date  August 27, 1917 (1917-08-27)
Genres  Western, Silent film, Indie film
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Straight Shooting is a 1917 American silent Western film directed by John Ford and featuring Harry Carey. Prints of this film survive in the International Museum of Photography and Film at George Eastman House.

Contents

Straight shooting 1917 gun battle


Plot

At the end of the 19th century in the Far West, a farmer is fighting for his right to plough the plains. In order to expel the farmers, the ranchers try to control access to water.

Cast

  • Harry Carey as Cheyenne Harry
  • Duke R. Lee as Thunder Flint (credited as Duke Lee)
  • George Berrell as Sweet Water Sims
  • Molly Malone as Joan Sims
  • Ted Brooks as Ted Sims
  • Hoot Gibson as Danny Morgan (credits) / Sam Turner (titles)
  • Milton Brown as BlackasEyed Pete (credited as Milt Brown)
  • Vester Pegg as Placer Fremont
  • Reception

    Like many American films of the time, Straight Shooting was subject to cuts by city and state film censorship boards. The Chicago Board of Censors refused to issue a permit for this film as submitted as it consists of detailed portrayal of murder and outlawry.

    References

    Straight Shooting Wikipedia
    Straight Shooting IMDb Straight Shooting themoviedb.org


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