Western 1 actresses, A-J.by road-traveled | created - 14 Sep 2015 | updated - 14 Nov 2016 | Public
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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 »
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.
Votes: 674 | Gross: $1.49M
= 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.
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.
45 westerns, 1954-1993.
14 feature, 31 TV
11. Johnny Guitar (1954)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Western
After helping a wounded gang member, a strong-willed female saloon owner is wrongly suspected of murder and bank robbery by a lynch mob.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Marjorie Bennett, 1896-1982, 86
46 westerns, '48-'68.
11 features , 35 TV
16. The Appaloosa (1966)
Unrated | 98 min | Western
Man tries to recover a horse stolen from him by a Mexican bandit.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
105 westerns, '41-'71
= 15 features, 90 TV
22. The Red Goddess (1917)
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 »
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 »
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.
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 »
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.
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.
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.
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.
Votes: 7,888 | Gross: $3.50M
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.
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 »
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.
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 »
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 »
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 »
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.
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 »
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.
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
An aging group of outlaws look for one last big score as the "traditional" American West is disappearing around them.
17 F, 8 TV
45. Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)
PG-13 | 165 min | Western
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.
Votes: 277,679 | Gross: $5.32M
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 »
Votes: 516 | Gross: $0.72M
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.
Votes: 20,150 | Gross: $8.20M
48. Out of the West (1926)
Passed | Western
9 F, 12 shorts
49. Man Without a Star (1955)
Approved | 89 min | Western