The Broken Spur

The Broken Spur is a 1921 American silent western film directed by Ben F. Wilson and starring Jack Hoxie, Evelyn Nelson and Marin Sais.[1]

The Broken Spur
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Directed byBen F. Wilson
Written byJ. Grubb Alexander
Produced byBen F. Wilson
StarringJack Hoxie
Evelyn Nelson
Marin Sais
Ben Wilson Productions
Distributed byArrow Film Corporation
Release date
July 1921
Running time
50 minutes
CountryUnited States
English intertitles


An engineer attempts to construct a new railroad through the Canadian Northwest, facing opposition from a local bandit leader who fears the railroad will bring law and order to the area. Things are complicated by the fact that the two men are doppelgangers.



  1. ^ Langman p.50


  • Langman, Larry. A Guide to Silent Westerns. Greenwood Publishing Group, 1992.
  • Munden, Kenneth White. The American Film Institute Catalog of Motion Pictures Produced in the United States, Part 1. University of California Press, 1997.

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