Shootin' for Love

Shootin' for Love is a 1923 American Western film directed by Edward Sedgwick and featuring Hoot Gibson.[1] Gibson plays a World War I veteran suffering from shell shock who at his father's ranch becomes involved in a dispute over water rights that leads to gunfire.[2][3] The British Board of Film Censors, under its then-current guidelines, banned the film in 1923.[1][4]

Shootin' for Love
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Directed byEdward Sedgwick
Written byAlbert Kenyon
Raymond L. Schrock
Edward Sedgwick
StarringHoot Gibson
CinematographyVirgil Miller
Release date
  • June 28, 1923 (1923-06-28)
Running time
50 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)


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  1. ^ a b Progressive Silent Film List: Shootin' for Love at
  2. ^ Langman, Larry (1992). A Guide to Silent Westerns. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Publishing Group. p. 406. ISBN 0-313-27858-X.
  3. ^ Cox, Caroline (2001). "Invisible Wounds". In Micale, Mark S.; Lerner, Paul; Rosenberg, Charles (eds.). Traumatic Pasts: History, Psychiatry, and Trauma in the Modern Age, 1870-1930. Cambridge University Press. p. 295. ISBN 0-521-58365-9.
  4. ^ British Board of Film Classification record for Shootin' for Love

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