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William S. Hart

USA, 1960 (MIFF 1961, Programme 23)

Director: S. J. Turell, P. Killiam

The first western star, William S. Hart, produced, directed his own films, and appeared in all of them as the lead. In this study of his work, we see extensive extracts from two of his sagas: Tumbleweeds and Hell's Hinges. Hart himself appears on the screen, introducing a re-issued version oi Tumbleweeds.

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