Ace of Clubs (1926):
The Horton Ranch is in the grip of a violent range war, which brings Jack Horton home - but not in time to save his brother, who has been mysteriously murdered. Like their father, the only clue is a playing card - the Ace of Clubs - pinned to his coat. Despite the pleas of his grieving mother, Jack is determined to avenge the family. Starring Al Hoxie, Minna Serry Redman, Jules Cowles and Peggy Montgomery; Directed by J.P. McGowan.
Another Man's Boots (1922): Cow-puncher Ned Hadley is called home to Montana after a 15-year absence due to a family emergency, but before he can begin his journey he is robbed by bandits. As he lays dying, Ned begs his friend "The Stranger" to go in his stead by assuming his identity. The Stranger's noble ruse becomes complicated when he's attracted to Ned's younger sister Nell. But first he must contend with "Sly" Stevens, a lascivious, vicious neighbor who covets Nell - and the Hadleys' secret gold mine - for himself.Starring Francis Ford, Elvira Weil, Robert Kortman and Frank Lanning; Directed by William James Craft.
Francis Ford (1881-1953) was the older brother of Oscar-winning director John Ford, and an actor and director in his own right, having acted in more than 400 films during his career, many of which are now lost forever. His screen roles included Abraham Lincoln, Gen. George Armstrong Custer, and even Sherlock Holmes (with brother John as Dr. Watson!). Francis did appear in several of John's classic films, including The Informer (1935) and The Quiet Man (1952). He also appeared in James Whale's 1931 classic Frankenstein in a bit role, William A. Wellman's The Ox-Bow Incident (1943), and the Laurel & Hardy comedies Jitterbugs (1943) and The Big Noise (1944).