Western 1 actresses, A-J.

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A-J names, Julie Adams to Katy Jurado. TV, F (feature), short

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1. The Lusty Men (1952)

Approved | 113 min | Action, Drama, Sport

Retired rodeo champion Jeff McCloud agrees to mentor novice rodeo contestant Wes Merritt against the wishes of Merritt's wife who fears the dangers of this rough sport.

Directors: Nicholas Ray, Robert Parrish | Stars: Susan Hayward, Robert Mitchum, Arthur Kennedy, Arthur Hunnicutt

Votes: 2,241

Susan Hayward.

8 westerns, 1946-1972

2. The Redhead and the Cowboy (1951)

Not Rated | 82 min | Western

Framed for murder during the Civil War, Gil Kyle's only alibi is Confederate agent Candace Bronson who he must track down in dangerous territory filled with foes.

Director: Leslie Fenton | Stars: Glenn Ford, Edmond O'Brien, Rhonda Fleming, Alan Reed

Votes: 255

Rhonda Fleming

22 westerns,

3. Rio Rita (1929)

Passed | 140 min | Adventure, Music, Romance

Capt. James Stewart pursues the bandit "The Kinkajou" over the Mexican border and falls in love with Rita. He suspects, that her brother is the bandit.

Director: Luther Reed | Stars: Bebe Daniels, John Boles, Bert Wheeler, Robert Woolsey

Votes: 671

Bebe Daniels

3 F, 2 Short, '18-'29

4. Scarlet Days (1919)

77 min | Adventure, Romance, Western

A romantic bandit named Alvarez, wanted for raids on the mining camps of the California gold rush in 1849, is reformed by the love of a good woman.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Richard Barthelmess, Eugenie Besserer, Carol Dempster, Clarine Seymour

Votes: 408

Eugenie Besserer

15 westerns 12 short, 3 F

5. Duel in the Sun (1946)

Passed | 129 min | Drama, Romance, Western

Beautiful half-breed Pearl Chavez becomes the ward of her dead father's first love and finds herself torn between her sons, one good and the other bad.

Directors: King Vidor, Otto Brower, William Dieterle, Sidney Franklin, William Cameron Menzies, David O. Selznick, Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten, Gregory Peck, Lionel Barrymore

Votes: 7,540 | Gross: $20.41M

Jennifer Jones

2 F

6. The Half-Breed (1952)

Approved | 81 min | Western

There is a fortune in gold on Apache land, and Archer, a dirty politician, intends to have it. Things reach the boiling point, but Young, a slick gambler, comes along and saves the day.

Directors: Stuart Gilmore, Edward Ludwig | Stars: Robert Young, Janis Carter, Jack Buetel, Barton MacLane

Votes: 185

Janis Carter

3 features

7. Last Stagecoach West (1957)

Approved | 67 min | Western

The coming of the railroad to Cedar City spells the end of the stagecoach as the government gives the mail contract to the fastest means of delivery. McCord loses the stagecoach line ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Jim Davis, Mary Castle, Victor Jory, Lee Van Cleef

Votes: 33

Signe Hack

20 F, 18 TV

8. The Beautiful Blonde from Bashful Bend (1949)

Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Western

Temperamental saloon singer Freddie Jones, jealously shoots at her cheating boyfriend Blackie but mistakenly hits Judge Alfalfa J. O'Toole's honorable behind, forcing her to skip town under the guise of a schoolteacher.

Director: Preston Sturges | Stars: Betty Grable, Cesar Romero, Rudy Vallee, Olga San Juan

Votes: 674 | Gross: $1.49M

Esther Howard

9 westerns

= 8 features, 1 short

9. Rancho Notorious (1952)

Approved | 89 min | Western

After the murder of his fiancée, a Wyoming ranch hand sets out to find her killer.

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Marlene Dietrich, Arthur Kennedy, Mel Ferrer, Gloria Henry

Votes: 3,571

Marlene Dietrich

3 F

10. Run of the Arrow (1957)

Approved | 86 min | Western

When the South loses the war, Confederate veteran O'Meara goes West, joins the Sioux, takes a wife and refuses to be an American but he must choose a side when the Sioux go to war against the U.S. Army.

Director: Samuel Fuller | Stars: Rod Steiger, Sara Montiel, Brian Keith, Ralph Meeker

Votes: 1,768

Angie Dickinson

45 westerns, 1954-1993.

14 feature, 31 TV

11. Johnny Guitar (1954)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Western

83 Metascore

After helping a wounded gang member, a strong-willed female saloon owner is wrongly suspected of murder and bank robbery by a lynch mob.

Director: Nicholas Ray | Stars: Joan Crawford, Sterling Hayden, Mercedes McCambridge, Scott Brady

Votes: 14,182

Joan Crawford

8 westerns, 1928 to 1970.

3 feature, 5 TV

12. The Lady Is Willing (1942)

Passed | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

In order to adopt an abandoned baby, an actress arranges a marriage of convenience with a doctor.

Director: Mitchell Leisen | Stars: Marlene Dietrich, Fred MacMurray, Aline MacMahon, Stanley Ridges

Votes: 554

Marietta Canty.

5 feature westerns, 1940-1955.

13. Many Rivers to Cross (1955)

Passed | 94 min | Comedy, Romance, Western

Robert Taylor and Eleanor Parker star as a Kentucky backwoodsman and the woman who will NOT let anything interfere with her plans to marry him in this humorous romantic adventure through the American Frontier of 1798.

Director: Roy Rowland | Stars: Robert Taylor, Eleanor Parker, Victor McLaglen, Jeff Richards

Votes: 919

Dorothy Adams, 1900-1988, 88

14 F, 30 TV '41-'69

14. Bend of the River (1952)

Approved | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

When a town boss confiscates homesteader's supplies after gold is discovered nearby, a tough cowboy risks his life to try and get it to them.

Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: James Stewart, Rock Hudson, Arthur Kennedy, Julie Adams

Votes: 7,143

Julie Adams, 1926-

49 westerns. 1949-1971.

18 feature westerns, 31 TV

15. Shoot-Out at Medicine Bend (1957)

Passed | 87 min | Western

In Medicine Bend, a crooked businessman has the town mayor and sheriff in his pocket while his henchmen raid the wagon trains passing through the region.

Director: Richard L. Bare | Stars: Randolph Scott, James Craig, Angie Dickinson, Dani Crayne

Votes: 466

Marjorie Bennett, 1896-1982, 86

46 westerns, '48-'68.

11 features , 35 TV

16. The Appaloosa (1966)

Unrated | 98 min | Western

46 Metascore

Man tries to recover a horse stolen from him by a Mexican bandit.

Director: Sidney J. Furie | Stars: Marlon Brando, Anjanette Comer, John Saxon, Emilio Fernández

Votes: 2,679

Argentina Brunetti, 1907-2005, 98

48 westerns, '47-'69. 17 feature westerns, 31 TV

17. Night Passage (1957)

Approved | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

A fired railroad man is re-hired and trusted to carry a ten thousand dollar payroll in secret, even though he is suspected of being connected to outlaws.

Director: James Neilson | Stars: James Stewart, Audie Murphy, Dan Duryea, Dianne Foster

Votes: 3,232

Olive Carey, 1896-1988, 92

47 westerns, 1915-1971, 13 feature westerns, 34 TV

18. Two-Gun Lady (1955)

Passed | 71 min | Western

A young woman teaches herself to become a sharpshooter so she can hunt down the three men who murdered her parents. She finds a sheriff who is willing to help her track them down.

Director: Richard Bartlett | Stars: Peggie Castle, William Talman, Marie Windsor, Earle Lyon

Votes: 76

Peggie Castle, 1927-1973, 45

133 westerns, 1952-1966 = 11 feature, 122 TV

19. Gun Fury (1953)

Approved | 83 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

In Arizona, Frank Slayton's gang robs a stagecoach and kidnaps Ben Warren's fiancée, prompting Warren to pursue Slayton.

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Rock Hudson, Donna Reed, Philip Carey, Roberta Haynes

Votes: 1,171

Charlita, 1921-1997, 75

49 westerns, '49-66.

14 feature westerns, 35 TV

20. Woman They Almost Lynched (1953)

Approved | 90 min | Western

Laying on the Missouri-Arkansas border, the neutral Border City, its female mayor and city council, take no side in the ongoing Civil War and they're prepared to hang any troublemaker, Yankee or Confederate, who stirs the townsfolk up.

Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: John Lund, Brian Donlevy, Audrey Totter, Joan Leslie

Votes: 245

Virginia Christine, 1920-1996, 76

100 westerns, '44-'70.

= 40 feature westerns, 60 TV

21. The Night of the Grizzly (1966)

G | 102 min | Adventure, Western

Ex-lawman Jim Cole retires to Wyoming to farm his land, but a land-greedy neighbor, an ex-con turned bounty hunter, and a vicious grizzly bear upset his retirement plans.

Director: Joseph Pevney | Stars: Clint Walker, Martha Hyer, Keenan Wynn, Nancy Kulp

Votes: 990

Ellen Corby

105 westerns, '41-'71

= 15 features, 90 TV

22. The Red Goddess (1917)

Short, Western

A number of pioneers set out for Salt Lake City, Utah, and on the way their guide dies. They continue their journey but lose themselves in the desert. They are prevented from being attacked... See full summary »

Director: Frank Montgomery | Star: Mona Darkfeather

Mona Darkfeather, 1882-1977, 95

79 westerns, 1910-1917

= 79 shorts

23. Death Valley Gunfighter (1949)

Passed | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

Rocky Lane (Allan Lane) hits the trail when he gets word that one of two brothers in a partner-ship mining project has been killed by outlaws trying to gain possession of the mine. The ... See full summary »

Director: R.G. Springsteen | Stars: Allan Lane, Black Jack, Eddy Waller, James Nolan

Votes: 57

Gail Davis

145 westerns, '47-'59

= 27 feature westerns, 118. TV

24. She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949)

Passed | 104 min | Western

Captain Nathan Brittles, on the eve of retirement, takes out a last patrol to stop an impending massive Indian attack. Encumbered by women who must be evacuated, Brittles finds his mission imperiled.

Director: John Ford | Stars: John Wayne, Joanne Dru, John Agar, Ben Johnson

Votes: 14,532

Joanne Dru

54 westerns. '48-'61.

= 11 feature westerns, 43 TV

25. Border Raiders (1918)

50 min | Western

John Hardy, a ranch owner, marries Cleo Dade, not realizing she belongs to a gang planning to use the ranch as headquarters for Mock Sing's opium smuggling operations. When Hardy suddenly ... See full summary »

Director: Stuart Paton | Stars: Betty Compson, George Larkin, Frank Deshon, Horace B. Carpenter

Claire Du Brey, 1892-1993, 100

21 F, 19 TV 40 westerns, '17-'59.

26. Pony Soldier (1952)

Approved | 82 min | Western

In 1876, a Canadian North West Mounted Police Constable must obtain the release of white hostages captured by the Cree tribes that are raiding Montana from their Canadian reservation.

Director: Joseph M. Newman | Stars: Tyrone Power, Cameron Mitchell, Thomas Gomez, Penny Edwards

Votes: 571

Penny Edwards, 1928-1998, 70

41 westerns, 1949-1960

= 14 feature, 27 TV

27. Can't Help Singing (1944)

Passed | 90 min | Musical, Western

A senator's daughter (who can't help singing) follows her boyfriend West in the days of the California gold rush.

Director: Frank Ryan | Stars: Deanna Durbin, Robert Paige, Akim Tamiroff, David Bruce

Votes: 475

Fern Emmett

51 westerns, '20-'45. 50 F, 1 TV

28. Susanna Pass (1949)

Approved | 67 min | Western

The bad guys dynamite a fish hatchery. They're trying to put the hatchery out of business so they can get possession of oil underneath the lake. Roy is a game warden investigating the dynamiting.

Director: William Witney | Stars: Roy Rogers, Trigger, Dale Evans, Estelita Rodriguez

Votes: 98

Dale Evans

146 westerns, 1943-1993

= 30 feature, 111 TV

29. The Ballad of Cable Hogue (1970)

R | 121 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

A hobo accidentally stumbles onto a water spring, and creates a profitable way station in the middle of the desert.

Director: Sam Peckinpah | Stars: Jason Robards, Stella Stevens, David Warner, Strother Martin

Votes: 7,888 | Gross: $3.50M

Kathleen Freeman

54 westerns, 1953-1989

= 13 feature, 41. TV

30. Comanche Station (1960)

Approved | 73 min | Drama, Western

A man saves a woman who had been kidnapped by Comanches, then struggles to get both of them home alive.

Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: Randolph Scott, Nancy Gates, Claude Akins, Skip Homeier

Votes: 2,834

Nancy Gates, 1926-

42 westerns. 1944-1976. = 11 features, 31 TV

31. Cowboys from Texas (1939)

Passed | 55 min | Western

Texas has opened up land for homesteaders. Clay Allison wants their land and has his men led by Plummer try to start a range war between them and the ranchers. With each side suspecting the... See full summary »

Director: George Sherman | Stars: Robert Livingston, Raymond Hatton, Duncan Renaldo, Carole Landis

Votes: 48

Helen Gibson

56 F, 7 TV 93 westerns, 1912-1962,

32. Town Tamer (1965)

Approved | 89 min | Western

A gunfighter is hired to clean up a wild frontier town, but there are forces afoot who want to keep the town as wide-open as it is.

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: Dana Andrews, Terry Moore, Pat O'Brien, Lon Chaney Jr.

Votes: 170

Coleen Gray

47 westerns, '48-'68

= 14 feature, 33 TV

33. The Man from Oklahoma (1926)

55 min | Western

Sam Stallings kills and robs Lynn Durant. The Man from Oklahoma arrives and he and Stallings quickly become enemies. The Oklahoman eventually learns who killed Durant and avoiding the trap ... See full summary »

Directors: Forrest Sheldon, Harry S. Webb | Stars: Jack Perrin, Josephine Hill, Lew Meehan, Lafe McKee

Votes: 6

Josephine Hill

79 westerns, = 39 shorts, 40 feature westerns. 1919-1932.

34. The Mysterious Rider (1933)

Passed | 57 min | Action, Mystery, Romance

The ranchers have given money through Benton to the crooked lawyer Harkness to save the titles to their land. When Harkness gets a better offer, he steals Benton's receipt for the money and... See full summary »

Director: Fred Allen | Stars: Kent Taylor, Lona Andre, Berton Churchill, Irving Pichel

Votes: 13

Lona Andre

8 westerns

35. The Man from Laramie (1955)

Not Rated | 103 min | Western

A stranger, Will Lockhart, defies the local cattle baron and his sadistic son by working for one of his oldest rivals.

Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: James Stewart, Arthur Kennedy, Donald Crisp, Cathy O'Donnell

Votes: 8,645

Beulah Archuletta

22 F, 11 TV

36. A Lady Takes a Chance (1943)

Passed | 86 min | Comedy, Romance, Western

A city girl on a bus tour of the West encounters a handsome rodeo cowboy who helps her forget her simpy city suitors.

Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Jean Arthur, John Wayne, Charles Winninger, Phil Silvers

Votes: 940

Jean Arthur

26 F, 4 TV 1924 to 1965.

37. Westward Ho, the Wagons! (1956)

Approved | 90 min | Family, Western

The adventures of a group of pioneers as their wagon train crosses the West.

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Fess Parker, Kathleen Crowley, Jeff York, David Stollery

Votes: 253

Gertrude Astor, 1887-1977, 90

29 F, 2 TV, 1 short 1917-1964

38. Colorado Sundown (1952)

Passed | 67 min | Action, Comedy, Music

Rancher helps a friend claim a spread he's inherited, only to get involved in his murder.

Director: William Witney | Stars: Rex Allen, Koko, Mary Ellen Kay, Slim Pickens

Votes: 93

Louise Beavers, 1902-1960, 60

9 F, 14 TV 1931-1960.

39. Westward Ho (1935)

Passed | 61 min | Drama, History, Western

As a youngster John Wyatt saw his parents killed and his brother kidnapped. On a wagon train heading West he meets his brother who is now a spy for the gang which originally did the dirty work. He and his brother both fall for Mary Gordon.

Director: Robert N. Bradbury | Stars: John Wayne, Sheila Bromley, Frank McGlynn Jr., Jim Farley

Votes: 393 | Gross: $0.50M

Sheila Bromley, 1911-2003, 91

38 westerns, 1930-1967, 18 feature westerns, 20 TV

40. Gunslingers (1950)

Approved | 55 min | Action, Adventure, Western

Lou Cramer (Steve Clark) is accused of rustling and is convicted on the testimony of a rancher and the town marshal, both members of the actual gang. Whip (Whip Wilson) knows Cramer is ... See full summary »

Director: Wallace Fox | Stars: Whip Wilson, Andy Clyde, Reno Browne, Bill Kennedy

Votes: 36

Reno Browne

14

Expert trick rider

41. The Battle of Elderbush Gulch (1913)

Not Rated | 29 min | Short, Action, Western

The fact that an Indian tribe is eating puppies starts an action packed battle in a western town.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Mae Marsh, Leslie Loveridge, Alfred Paget, Robert Harron

Votes: 689

Kate Bruce, 1860-1946, 86

16 shorts, 2 F 1908-1919

294 Total acting credits

42. Slim Becomes an Editor (1914)

Short, Comedy, Western

The editor of the Bungleville Bugle posts a sign on the door, informing the citizens that he is going to a better town. On his way he meets Slim and sees him trading his horse for the ... See full summary »

Director: J. Arthur Nelson | Stars: J. Arthur Nelson, Betty Burbridge, Walter Rodgers, Mai Wells

Betty Burbridge

15 F, 1 Misc

116. Western writing credits

43. Pillars of the Sky (1956)

Approved | 95 min | Action, Western

In 1868 Oregon, when the Army violates the treaty by building a road across the reservation, several tribal chiefs decide to unite their forces against the trespassing whites.

Director: George Marshall | Stars: Jeff Chandler, Dorothy Malone, Ward Bond, Keith Andes

Votes: 474

Polly Burson, 1919-2006, 86

30 F, 3 TV 1947-1975

Stunts, 53 credits

44. The Wild Bunch (1969)

R | 135 min | Action, Adventure, Western

95 Metascore

An aging group of outlaws look for one last big score as the "traditional" American West is disappearing around them.

Director: Sam Peckinpah | Stars: William Holden, Ernest Borgnine, Robert Ryan, Edmond O'Brien

Votes: 73,232

Elsa Cardenas

17 F, 8 TV

45. Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)

PG-13 | 165 min | Western

80 Metascore

A mysterious stranger with a harmonica joins forces with a notorious desperado to protect a beautiful widow from a ruthless assassin working for the railroad.

Director: Sergio Leone | Stars: Henry Fonda, Charles Bronson, Claudia Cardinale, Jason Robards

Votes: 277,679 | Gross: $5.32M

Claudia Cardinale

4 westerns, 1964-1971.

46. Thousand Pieces of Gold (1990)

PG-13 | 105 min | Romance, Western

In 1880's China, young Lalu is sold into marriage by her impoverished father. Rather than becoming a bride, Lalu ends up in an Idaho gold-mining town, the property of a saloon owner who ... See full summary »

Director: Nancy Kelly | Stars: Rosalind Chao, Chris Cooper, Michael Paul Chan, Dennis Dun

Votes: 516 | Gross: $0.72M

Rosalind Chao,

5 westerns, from early 1970s.

47. McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971)

R | 120 min | Drama, Western

A gambler and a prostitute become business partners in a remote Old West mining town, and their enterprise thrives until a large corporation arrives on the scene.

Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Warren Beatty, Julie Christie, Rene Auberjonois, William Devane

Votes: 20,150 | Gross: $8.20M

Julie Christie

49. Man Without a Star (1955)

Approved | 89 min | Western