Bare Fists (1919)

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  • BARE FISTS


    DIRECTED BY JOHN FORD (Jack Ford)
    UNIVERSAL FILM MANUFACTURING COMPANY



    INFORMATION FROM IMDb


    Plot Summary
    The film takes place in a lawless town in southwestern Kansas during the era of outlaws and cowboys.
    After the marshal is killed while breaking up a saloon fight, his son,
    Cheyenne Harry avenges his father’s death by killing two of the men involved.
    His mother pleads with him to never carry a gun again and Cheyenne Harry agrees.


    Harry is wooing the beautiful Conchita.
    Conchita is also being wooed by the devious Boone Travis.
    Travis, in order to eliminate his rival, murders a man and frames Harry.
    Harry is sentenced to die, but is allowed one last visit to see his mother.
    During this trip he is told that his brother Bud was attacked and branded by cattle thieves.
    Harry escapes custody and punishes the men who attacked his brother.
    He is also cleared of the charge of murder.

    Cast
    Harry Carey ... Cheyenne Harry
    Betty Schade ... Conchita
    Joe Harris ... Boone Travis
    Vester Pegg ... Lopez
    Mollie McConnell ... Conchita's Mother (as Molly McConnell)
    Anna Mae Walthall ... Ruby (as Anna May Walthall)
    Howard Enstedt ... Bud
    Joseph W. Girard ... Harry's Father (as Joseph Girard)

    Directed
    John Ford ... (as Jack Ford)


    Writing Credits
    Eugene B. Lewis ... (writer)
    Bernard McConville ... (story)


    Produced
    Pat Powers ... producer (as P.A. Powers)

    Cinematography
    John W. Brown

    Best Wishes
    Keith
    London- England

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  • Bare Fists (also known as The Man Who Wouldn’t Shoot)
    is a 1919 American Western film directed by John Ford and featuring Harry Carey.


    It is considered to be a lost film.


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    John Ford and actor Harry Carey collaborated on at least 25 films in the years of 1917-1921.
    During these collaborations, Carey made more per film than Ford.
    By 1919 Ford was making 300 dollars a week, Carey was making 1,250.
    This differential in pay led to tension between the two.

    Best Wishes
    Keith
    London- England

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