Hell's Hinges (1916) - Rotten Tomatoes

Hell's Hinges (1916)





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A hardened badman is softened by the love of a preacher's sister, while the minister himself descends into madness, destroying the entire town, just as the reformed outlaw is atoning for his past. This is the most famous and perhaps the best of William S. Hart's early features.


J. Frank Burke
as Zeb Taylor
William S. Hart
as Blaze Tracy
Clara Williams
as Faith Henley
Jack Standing
as Rev. Robert Henley
Robert McKim
as Clergyman
John Gilbert
as Extra (uncredited)
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Critic Reviews for Hell's Hinges

All Critics (2) | Top Critics (1)

The images are as direct and bare as the characters' emotions, and the harsh drama builds to a mad, apocalyptic climax of crime and revenge.

January 4, 2016 | Full Review…

An early silent William S. Hart western that delivers a religious message about moral retribution.

June 1, 2007 | Rating: B | Full Review…

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