Hell's Hinges (1916)
Directed by
Charles Swickard
William S. Hart (uncredited)
Clifford Smith (uncredited)
Written by
C. Gardner Sullivan (also story)
Genre: Western

Plot Summary: When Reverend Robert Henley and his sister Faith arrive in the town of Hell's Hinges, saloon owner Silk Miller
and his cohorts sense danger to their evil ways. They hire gunman Blaze Tracy to run the minister out of town. But Blaze finds
something in Faith Henley that turns him around, and soon Silk Miller and his compadres have Blaze to deal with.

Cast (credits order)
William S. Hart .... Blaze Tracy
Clara Williams .... Faith Henley
Jack Standing .... Rev. Robert 'Bob' Henley
Alfred Hollingsworth .... Silk Miller
Robert McKim .... A clergyman
J. Frank Burke .... Zeb Taylor
Louise Glaum .... Dolly (dance-hall girl)

Rest of cast listed alphabetically
John Gilbert .... Extra (uncredited)
Jean Hersholt .... Rowdy townsman (uncredited)
Bob Kortman .... Rowdy townsman (uncredited)
Wheeler Oakman .... Extra (uncredited)
Buddy Roosevelt .... Cowboy (uncredited)
Leo Willis .... Extra (uncredited)

Runtime: 64 min (alternate version)
Country: USA
Color: Black and White (tinted)
Sound Mix: Silent
Certification: Portugal:17 / USA:Unrated
  • This film was selected to the National Film Registry, Library of Congress, in 1994.

  • One of the 50 films in the 4-disk boxed DVD set called "Treasures from American Film Archives (2000)", compiled by
        the National Film Preservation Foundation from 18 American film archives.

  • This film was preserved by the Museum of Modern Art.


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