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Crossword: Westerns Before 1920


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You can print this by right-clicking the puzzle and selecting PRINT.
You can post answers here and I'll respond.
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Western Films Before 1920

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ACROSS

07 Debut film for a great actor from a great acting family
08 Our star and her little sister are sent to visit their three uncles in the west - they bring their two puppies
11 A western from down under
16 Released in Europe in 1912, but not released in the United States until 1914
17 A U.S. government agent holds off a land grabber 'til the cavalry shows up and he can declare his love for our starlett
22 Thought to have been lost, an incomplete 35mm positive print was found on the other side of the world in 2009 - The film was shot in Tucson, Arizona
23 A minister comes to a gunfighter-plagued town with his sister
24 Color of many a horse
26 Debut film for well known support actor. A very good friend of a very, very big western star down the road..
30 The only movie successfully filmed three times by the same director/producer
31 Written, directed by and starring Tom Mix
32 A film starring Dorothy Gish
35 The old ... mare
36 A Lon Chaney film now considered to be lost
38 The first movie shot in Hollywood, California (wiki)
39 Tie A ... Ribbon
40 ... wash a fence
41 A western-comedy, filmed at the first studio actually located in Hollywood (wiki)

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01 According to the Edison catalog, the actors were "genuine Sioux Indians, in full war paint and war costumes." They were also apparently veterans of Buffalo Bill Cody's Wild West Show
02 A film directed by Henry MacRae
03 A British woman falls in love with a cowboy
04 A short western involving transportation
05 Riders of the ... sage
06 Filmed in the San Fernando desert by a great director
09 A Blanche Sweet film
10 The final film in this series - 1914
11 A western from down under
12 How ... Was My Valley
13 A film directed by Jack Conway
14 The star of this film was an actual cowboy "bronco rider" and a member of Buffalo Bill's wild west show
15 ... Dust
18 Screen debut of a large man who's actor-son resembled him quite a bit
19 National ...
20 Another down under-er about two brothers
21 A city boy with suspicious behaviors (like giving cowboys kisses on their lips and dressing different) is given only one year to prove that he's the man to marry Harry's daughter
25 Set around the capture and escape of an Apache
27 A girl who takes over a telegraph station after her father takes ill
28 The ... skies of Montana
29 Color of a California citrus
33 ... Bart
34 This film is now considered to be ther earliest film with Chaney that has survived
37 A film co-directed by John Ford's mentor

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While watching a relatively newer Western, *Bite The Bullet* (1975), I worked on my initial attempt at filling in the blanks for your crossword puzzle, Kid:

 

16 Across - *The Massacre*

17 Across - *Rose Of The Rancho*

22 Across - *The Girl Stage Driver*

23 Across - *Hell's Hinges*

24 Across - Brown

30 Across - *The Squaw Man*

32 Across - *My Hero*

35 Across - Gray

36 Across - *Her Grave Mistake*

38 Across - *In Old California*

39 Across - Yellow

40 Across - White

41 Across - *When The Heart Calls*

 

5 Down - Purple

9 Down - *The Goddess Of Sagebrush Gulch*

12 Down - Green

13 Down - *His Only Son*

15 Down - Red

19 Down - Velvet

27 Down - *The Longdale Operator*

28 Down - Blue

29 Down - Orange

33 Down - Black

34 Down - *By The Sun's Rays*

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Nice going, Liam :)

 

*REMAINING CLUES*

 

*ACROSS*

 

*07* Debut film for a great actor from a great acting family

*08* Our star and her little sister are sent to visit their three uncles in the west - they bring their two puppies

*11* A western from down under

*26* Debut film for well known support actor. A very good friend of a very, very big western star down the road..

*31* Written, directed by and starring Tom Mix

 

*DOWN*

 

*01* According to the Edison catalog, the actors were "genuine Sioux Indians, in full war paint and war costumes." They were also apparently veterans of Buffalo Bill Cody's Wild West Show

*02* A film directed by Henry MacRae

*03* A British woman falls in love with a cowboy

*04* A short western involving transportation

*06* Filmed in the San Fernando desert by a great director

*10* The final film in this series - 1914

*11* A western from down under

*14* The star of this film was an actual cowboy "bronco rider" and a member of Buffalo Bill's wild west show

*18* Screen debut of a large man who's actor-son resembled him quite a bit

*20* Another down under-er about two brothers

*21* A city boy with suspicious behaviors (like giving cowboys kisses on their lips and dressing different) is given only one year to prove that he's the man to marry Harry's daughter

*25* Set around the capture and escape of an Apache

*37* A film co-directed by John Ford's mentor

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