Singing River (1921)

Genres - Western  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Early silent screen hero William Russell starred as a miner killing a claim jumper in self defence in this average Western from the Fox studios. Fleeing the scene of the crime, Russell is soon a wanted man but the sheriff's daughter (Vola Vale) believes in him and helps clear his name. Charles King, one of the legendary villains of B-Westerns, made one of his earliest screen appearances in this film. A popular star since playing Robin Hood in 1913, William Russell continued as an action adventure hero through the 1920s. His death at 42 in 1929 was attributed to a bout with pneumonia. He was survived by his wife and sometimes leading lady, Helen Ferguson.

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bad-guy, cowboy, false-accusation, frame-up, good-guy, killing, love, mine, murder, romance, silver