Medicine Bend (1916)

Whispering Smith, a railroad detective, is sent to Medicine Bend to suppress the looting of cars. Smith meets two childhood friends, Murray Sinclair and his wife, Marion. Smith's arrival ... See full summary »

Director:

J.P. McGowan

Writers:

Frank H. Spearman (scenario), Frank H. Spearman (story) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Helen Holmes ... Marion Sinclair
J.P. McGowan ... Whispering Smith
Paul Hurst ... Murray Sinclair
William Brunton ... Tony Wickwire
F.M. Van Norman F.M. Van Norman ... Karg (as F. Van Norman)
N.Z. Wood N.Z. Wood ... J.S. Bucks (as N.Z. Woods)
Chance Ward Chance Ward ... George McCloud
Belle Hutchinson Belle Hutchinson ... Sinclair's Friend
Thomas G. Lingham Thomas G. Lingham ... Sheriff Ed Banks
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Storyline

Whispering Smith, a railroad detective, is sent to Medicine Bend to suppress the looting of cars. Smith meets two childhood friends, Murray Sinclair and his wife, Marion. Smith's arrival kindles an old spark of love in Marion's bosom. Sinclair is discharged for looting wrecked cars and Marion leaves her husband when he threatens to ruin the road if he is not put back to work. After trying for weeks to get an interview with Bucks, general manager of the railroad, Murray Sinclair and his followers, Du Sang and Karg, are granted an audience. They state their side of the case. Bucks refuses to put them back to work. He says that McCloud was right in discharging them. Sinclair becomes violent and tries to attack McCloud but is prevented by Whispering Smith. During the scuffle, Du Sang manages to secure a wire that has just been delivered to McCloud. The wire reads: "Notify Dunning Cattle Co. shipment of $65,000 delayed till No. 10 Friday." They decide to hold up the train, get the money, ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Genres:

Western

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 July 1916 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

At Medicine Bend See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Signal Film See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Originally shot as a serial to be called "Whispering Smith", distributor Mutual Films decided to release it as two separate films - Whispering Smith (1916), which was released first, and this one. See more »

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