Selfish Yates (1918)
Directed by
William S. Hart
Written by
C. Gardner Sullivan (also story)
Genre: Western

Plot Summary: "Selfish" Yates operates a disreputable saloon on the desert's edge in Arizona. Mary Adams and her sister Betty,
having lost their father crossing the desert, arrive in the town of Thirsty Center and appeal to Yates for help and work. Yates is
none too helpful, suggesting dance-hall work for Mary. She refuses , taking instead a menial job assisting Yates' cook. Yates is a
hard case, but little by little Mary's influence works a renewal of humanity in him, until at last he finds himself tested by crisis.

Cast (credits order)
William S. Hart .... 'Selfish' Yates

Rest of cast listed alphabetically
Ernest Butterworth .... Hotfoot
Harry Dunkinson .... Ed Miller, the 'Oklahoma Hog'
Jane Novak .... Mary Adams
Thelma Salter .... Betty Adams
Bert Sprotte .... Rocking Chair Riley (as Bertholde Sprotte)
Bert Sprotte .... Onion McNab

Runtime: N/A
Country: USA
Color: Black and White
Sound Mix: Silent

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