Straight Shooting

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Straight Shooting
'Straight Shooting'.jpg
Directed by John Ford
Written by George Hively
Starring Harry Carey
  • Ben F. Reynolds
  • George Scott
Release dates
  • August 27, 1917 (1917-08-27)
Running time
57 minutes
Country United States
Language Silent with English intertitles

Straight Shooting is a 1917 American silent Western film directed by John Ford and featuring Harry Carey. Prints of this film survive in the International Museum of Photography and Film at George Eastman House.[1]

Plot summary[edit]

At the end of the 19th century in the Far West, a farmer is fighting for his right to plough the plains. In order to expel the farmers, the ranchers try to control access to water.[2]


See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Progressive Silent Film List: Straight Shooting". Silent Era. Retrieved 2008-02-21. 
  2. ^ Review and synopsis "A cinema history: Straight shooting (1917)". Retrieved 30 March 2014. 

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