» » Jesse James as the Outlaw (1921)

Jesse James as the Outlaw (1921) HD online

Jesse James as the Outlaw (1921) HD online
Language: English
Category: Movie / History / War / Western
Original Title: Jesse James as the Outlaw
Director: Franklin B. Coates
Writers: Franklin B. Coates
Released: 1921
Video type: Movie
Depicts Jesse James' return home to Missouri after the Civil War hoping to live a life of peace, but is falsely accused of robbing a bank. He is forced to take up a life of crime by being branded an outlaw. Crimes are commited and blamed on him, his family is maimed by the Pinkerton Detective Agency, but all the while James is able to perform charitable acts to citizens. James is finally assasinated by Bob Ford. All told in a flashback style by Jesse James Jr. to a eastern baeu asking for his daughters' hand in marrage.
Credited cast:
Jesse James Jr. Jesse James Jr. - Jesse James
Diana Reed Diana Reed - Lucille James, Jesse's Daughter (epilogue)
Jack Neil Jack Neil - Robert Standing - Lucille's Sweetheart (epilogue)
Marguerite Hungerford Marguerite Hungerford - Zee Mimms - Mrs. Jesse James
Ralph Johnson Ralph Johnson - Judge Bowman
Hortense Espey Hortense Espey - Mrs. Bowman
William Baker William Baker - Jesse's Step-Father
Mrs. Cart Mrs. Cart - Jesse's Mother
Frances Coffey Frances Coffey - Susan - Jesse's Sister
Elmo Red Fox Elmo Red Fox - Chief Red Fox
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Gilbert Holmes Gilbert Holmes - Pee Wee Holmes - Rodeo Bulldogger (archive footage)

Extant version is a re-edited re-release of two films: _Jesse James Under the Black Flag_ (1921) and _Jesse James as the Outlaw_ (1921), with narration taking the place of most of the original inter-titles, plus musical accompaniment and sound effects. Each of the two original films has now been shortened to approximately half its original length, the mid-point between the two occurring about thirty minutes into the present film.