High Hand (1926)

Genres - Western  |   Run Time - 65 min.  |  
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Leo Maloney, one of the best (if not best-looking) of the second-echelon silent western stars, heads the cast of High Hand. Maloney plays Jack, a fun-loving cowpoke who'd rather indulge in random acts of chivalry and athleticism than hunker down to his job. When a local rancher is beaten and robbed by a gang of thugs, Jack champions the poor man's cause. Donning a mask and cape, Jack transforms into "The Collector," robbing the villains of their ill-gotten gains and redistributing said gains to their rightful owners. By film's end, our hero discovers that the ringleader of the bad guys is Wheeler Oakman, the town's leading citizen.



chivalry, cowboy, ranch, rescue, robbery, Superhero