The Apostle of Vengeance (1916)

Genres - Western  |   Sub-Genres - Traditional Western  |   Countries - United States   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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William S. Hart took a respite from his "good-badman" groove to play a preacher in Apostle of Vengeance. Ministering to one of the toughest towns in the West, Hart is determined never to rely upon physical force. But when forced into a showdown, he is sorely tempted to slap on the old six-shooters. Hart himself directed Apostle of Vengeance, with second-unit assistance from his faithful cohort Clifford Smith. Future stars John Gilbert and Jean Hersholt show up as extras, just as they did in Hart's Hell's Hinges (1916).



adversity, bishop, faith, minister, preaching, proving-oneself, revenge, sentimental, showdown, spirituality, stubbornness