When a cook skims gold nuggets off miners while working at their camp, his assistant reaches out to his sister from Tucson in an attempt to save him from hanging.
A gambler's poker winnings include half of Tombstone, Ariz.
After the unscrupulous Manning cheats to secure an army freight contract, his competitors Red Eagle and Little Fawn must find a way to turn the situation in their favor.
When a white settler dies on their reservation, Apache policemen must solve the murder before vigilantes take matters into their own hands.
Deceased Father Tapis leaves behind a hand organ at his mission, and Father de la Cuesta and Jose ponder its significance as the renegade Joaquin brings a gang to threaten them.
A loveless woman baker decides to leave, causing her town to lose its only pie supplier.
A Hungarian-born sheriff nabs murder suspects.
Amos, intent on becoming a landowner so he can marry his love Maggie, searches for a black bull to trade for his friend's property.
Two gold prospectors -- one with a drinking problem -- guard their friend's claim until his family arrives, but the arrival of a beautiful woman complicates the situation.
Blue Feather pursues Bishop Lamy and Tom Forbes after his sister converts to Christianity; the bishop helps a man stricken with cholera, giving Tom a lesson on faith.
A postmaster matches wits with an inspector.
California's first Japanese colony battles hardship.
A wagon master must fulfill a painful promise.
A young woman flirts with a ranch hand while waiting for a proposal from her beau despite her grandmother's advice, only to learn the hard way that granny was absolutely right.
A young man hunts for gold, hoping to impress his girl so she'll accept his proposal, but the arrival of a wealthy traveler makes him think again.
Postal officials hire a gunman to clear a road.
A besieged mother and son trust an Indian scout.
When two down-on-their-luck miners find gold nuggets mixed in with the beans they bought in town, they decide to search for the source, hoping for more.
Mormon Orrin Porter Rockwell packs a gun.
A goat and biscuits save a family from Indians.
A petty thief in Texas tries to outwit lawmen.
An ex-convict finds rejection in his hometown.
A lumberjack refuses to indulge the spoiled, pampered daughter of his boss.
A saloon girl faces a decision after she accepts a marriage proposal from a ranch foreman, only to find that he has misrepresented his situation.
A teacher identifies a sheriff as a robber.
A new rail line causes disruption in a town.
A Mormon takes the alias of Butch Cassidy.
Two outlaws use crime to finance silver mining.
A woman (Grace Lee Whitney) seeks Baja gold.
A frontier couple battles for a ranch.
A rancher tries to prevent an Indian attack.
A woman makes a deal with an ailing Comanche.
An Indian chief gives a woman a terrible choice.
An outlaw-turned-lawman faces a moral dilemma.
Samuel Clemens (Tom Skerritt) tries prospecting.
A man claims his horse can swim to Catalina.
A posse storms outlaws hidden in a cavern.
A sheriff hires a wayward youth as a deputy.
An engineer becomes engaged to a saloon singer.
A schoolmarm lives a secret life as a gambler.
A cavalryman must track down an outlaw band.
A woman's love inspires a man to face a bully.
An aging marshal fights against growing old.
A dying outlaw tells a man to buy a mine.
A trapper's hot temper saves him from the Dakota.
A settler tries to prove his wife is an heiress.
Lumbermen and settlers vie for an Idaho forest.
A prospector seeks a lost mine in Death Valley.
Thugs overhear a gold miner's claims of wealth.
Two members of a stranded party seek help.
Traders (Paul Winfield, Sam Melville) aid Pawnees.
A prospector's wife waits 22 years for a dress.
A miner salts a diamond mine to trick a banker.
A new marshal must battle his predecessor.
A rough hewn girl transforms herself for a man.
A wife outwits freight hijackers.
A nun insists on helping a wounded bank robber.
Kit Carson seeks to wed his Arapaho girlfriend.
An outlaw agrees to help trap a bank robber.
Sacagawea guides explorers Lewis and Clark.
A recent widower insists on getting a headstone.
A Chumash Indian leads a bloodless revolt.
A rich miner seeks to buy out his competitors.
A woman outwits a shanghaing saloonkeeper.
A missionary (Yaphet Kotto) converts a killer.
A girl sold into servitude goes to court.
An unlucky prospector has one last chance.
A boy rejects his unsophisticated stepmother.
The loyalty of a safecracker's sister is tested.
A Los Angeles lawyer defends an accused killer.
A widowed magician saves his young apprentice.
A psychic leads the way to ambush survivors.
A cowhand/painter tries to stop progress.
A gunman-turned-sheriff confronts old friends.
A man finds gold, then says he doesn't want it.
A prospector comes upon an Arizona silver vein.
Doc Holliday wants to con an Eastern banker.
Calamity Jane falls for Wild Bill Hickok.
A fortuneteller predicts a young miner's death.
A medic leads a band to save a boy from Cochise.
Robert Louis Stevenson encounters a robber.
Survey leader Lt. Fremont frets about publicity.
Billy the Kid (Robert Blake) avenges a friend.
Young cowpoke Roy Bean battles over a girl.
An aging sheriff confronts a swaggering killer.
A town brings a dime-store hero to life.
A grateful dentist gives a miner gold crowns.
A priest claims the weddings in a town are void.
A socialite must take command of a wagon train.
A man insists on taking a pipe organ to Utah.
A chicken farmer sues an insurance firm for $4.
Robbers steal a woman's dowry-stuffed hat.
California's Mexican ex-governor stops a war.
A mountain man hurt by a bear is left for dead.
A visionary first mate enchants a Mexican woman.
A mistake at a mock wedding unites strangers.
Bank clerk Jim Corbett becomes a boxer.
A nun confronts a town boss to help a drunkard.
A widow sues a minister over an act of God.
Judge Roy Bean courts actress Lily Langtry.
A Mormon woman searches for her lost infant.
Gold-hungry pioneers desert their wagon master.
A sail-driven wagon delays a wagon train.
A woman newspaper editor faces an outlaw gang.
A miner and his Chinese friend bust a casino.
A developer's scheme creates a new city.
An elegant woman travels the Santa Fe Trail.
A Quaker braves hardship to plant apple trees.
A Denver boss tries to impress Horace Greeley.
A cavalryman seeks a woman taken by Indians.
A miner's murderer woos the victim's widow.
A temporary prison warden hunts escapees.
A leader has his town secede from the Union.
A sheriff's daughter confronts a cautious judge.
A lieutenant transports Indian warriors.
A minister confronts a tough saloonkeeper.
A sheriff wants to uphold the law without a gun.
A deputy tries to bolster his boss and mentor.
A Navy officer faces down a vigilante mob.
A poet forges a relationship with a street waif.
A besieged banker devises a way to get gold.
Indian brothers must find a tribal renegade.
William Byers begins a newspaper in Denver.
A rancher fights off bandits during a journey.
A petty thief must buy a new church bell.
A colonel takes on a swindler.
A hunter and his daughters help an Easterner.
A lawyer sues a man who killed a boy's dog.
A lawman must choose between love and duty.
An injured gunman learns to shoot left-handed.
Rivalry over a woman sparks Indian anger.
An Indian girl must save a threatened treaty.
A pioneer gets an offer for his Indian wife.
A charlatan rainmaker sparks a range war.
A father gets the better of a wily Indian.
A trooper and his mule go on a rescue mission.
A woman commits the last stagecoach robbery.
A man bets he can wed a fiery beauty in a week.
An Indian boy proves his love for a depot manager.
A mule skinner risks his animals to save a town.
The Dalton brothers try a double bank robbery.
A missionary comes between settlers and Indians.
A fanciful girl meets the emperor of Brazil.
A retiring Arizona Ranger chases one last crook.
An inventor creates a sail-driven wagon.
A boy comes to Texas to avenge Davy Crockett.
A West Point graduate tracks horse thieves.
A veteran with a habit of telling tall tales sets out to clear a youth of murder.
Kit Carson falls in love with the Indian girl he rescued from a Canadian trapper.
A man falsely accuses his son of theft.
Robert Louis Stevenson meets a woman in France and follows her around the world to California.
Stage driver Charlie Parkhurst won fame for his daring endeavors.
Nan Gable has only her horse for company as she travels from California to New York.
A prospector who buys a hearse earns jeers from all around him.
Four businessmen-turned-ranchers find the career change tougher than they'd imagined when someone steals their cattle.
A young American pirate falls in love with the woman who saved him from execution.
Wyatt Earp takes steps to protect a prospector from claim jumpers.
Billy Benson's landlady offers him a choice: her back rent or a wedding ring.
A jack-of-all-trades inadvertently finds a way to improve the water wheel.
William T. Coleman, who arrived in San Francisco with the 49ers, is pressured to throw his hat into the ring for president of the United States.
Sitting Bull's war plans come between scout Frank Grouard and his Sioux bride.
The California governor sends a lawman to track down a notorious bandit.
Newcomers get little welcome in a gold-mining town, particularly an Easterner who swindled his way in.
Nancy Drake is jealous of her fiance's dog.
Mark Twain, a Virginia City Enterprise reporter in 1864, tangles with rival newspaperman Ganse Taylor.
Charlie Bates' dream about a holdup becomes a reality and he's the suspect.
Two people believe that a bank teller accused of embezzling is innocent but everyone else is ready to lynch him.
A bear disrupts a California classroom.
In 1847, Lt. Edward Beale tries to promote the use of camels in the southwest.
An Army-Navy rivalry complicates the transfer of gold from California to Washington, D.C.
Elias Jackson Baldwin, caught up in the gold frenzy, heads for California in 1853 to seek his fortune.
Outlaw Belle Clayton and her gang are more determined than ever to rob a Montana-bound train.
Mary Granger finds herself caught between two miners: one is in love with her, while the other's out to get her father's property.
A doctor must stop an outbreak in a Paiute village.
A woman reforms herself in Tombstone.
The story of Harvard's stately elm tree.
A bandit uses a look-alike to create an alibi for his crime.
In 1846, American forces move northward, leaving sparsely manned Los Angeles an inviting target to the Mexicans.
A man must transport 500 mail-order brides from Boston to the state of Washington.
Author Bret Harte arrives in the West, where the colorful residents inspire his story, 'The Outcasts of Poker Flat.'
When Alex Todd discovers there's money to be made delivering the mail, he starts a subscription mail service and takes letters to the gold camps for miners starving for news from home.
A dance hall queen causes trouble for a railroad.
A lady wishes to court a shy but highly skilled logroller.
A woman is not pleased by the attentions of a drunk, but she's even less happy when Faro Bill kills the man.
A San Francisco merchant works to corner the market on rice when he hears that China's about to ban the export of the staple.
A Congressional candidate is encouraged to go to the Chicago World's Fair as the man with the longest beard in the world.
A newlywed on his honeymoon falls for a phony gold-mine swindle.
A man of the cloth finds it difficult to adjust to life in a rugged desert town.
When a number of grifters show up at a wealthy man's family reunion, he sees through their aliases and shows them the error of their ways by treating them like true relatives.
An Army private tries to save an emaciated racehorse about to be destroyed.
A couple on the verge of divorce is held hostage by a killer.
Meek Stubby Weeks and brawny Dutch Hogan compete for the same girl.
A prospector, double-crossed by his partner and left to die in the desert, is saved by an Indian girl.
Nevada becomes a U.S. state.
A crusading reporter who investigates an Arizona land baron.
A detective disguises himself as a Mexican to clear himself of a robbery charge.
A noted lawyer and a young associate who's defending a man accused of murder are in conflict.
A man sells snow to pioneers in Sacramento, Calif.
Culture comes to a mining town with the arrival of a piano, but the problem is finding someone who can play it.
The story of Lt. Jessie Lee Reno, for whom the city of Reno was named.
Bandits board a gold-carrying ship, murder most of the passengers and crew and kidnap the captain's child.
A crystal ball sends the seventh daughter of a seventh daughter West to seek her fortune.
A grizzled old man charters a train to break the speed record between Los Angeles and Chicago, becoming the focus of national attention.
A prospector strikes it rich and decides to marry the girl he left behind, unaware that she's stopped waiting.
Two prospectors make a cruel joke: they offer a friend shares in their mine if he'll marry the homely Aggie Filene.
Depositing his gold in San Francisco, a prospector encounters the temptations of the big city.
Tax duties provide a deputy with some strange experiences.
A tenderfoot employed at his fiancee's borax mine must prove himself when the mule team he's working on is robbed and the lead driver shot, leaving him to lead the train to safety and find the stolen payroll.
The story of Lola Montez, the legendary dancer of the 1800s.
Sequoia, a Cherokee, is the object of ridicule as he painstakingly tries to develop an alphabet for his people.
Two prospectors strike it rich and choose different paths in life.
Two men fight to rid Virginia City of its corrupt judicial system.
A teacher stages a holdup as a practical joke, but it works so well that he decides to make a career of it.
The romance of young lovers is threatened by their feuding families.
A politician tries to get Columbia picked as California's capital city.
There's trouble among the Indians because a member of one tribe has stolen a venerated portrait from neighboring braves.
To win the hand of a tycoon's daughter, a reporter must amass a fortune in three days.
An irresponsible husband forces his family to get along without him, and they do - all too well.
A blind girl is instrumental in the search for robbers.
A marshal patrols the New Mexico land rush of 1895.
A mining engineer tries to negotiate with Indians who won't allow a railroad to cross their lands.
A Norwegian settler takes on the task of carrying the mail over high mountain passes on foot.
Age is no object to a lovelorn man who buys a toupee and a new set of teeth to win a dance-hall girl.
A gold town celebrates the discovery of a nugget that weighs 12 pounds.
A young miner is afflicted with claustrophobia.
A look at the life of the actress who toured the country and became one of the wealthiest and most beloved American entertainers of the late 19th century.
The story of the first volunteer fire brigade in Columbia, California in 1861 and a fire engine called Little Papeete; a woman, in love with the chief, looks upon the engine as a rival and her attempts to get rid of it nearly cost the chief his life.
A new teacher arrives and keeps unruly students in line with her sweet demeanor and sharpshooting skills.
A society belle finds herself living in Carson City, Nev., known as Little Washington.
Two slaves are given permission to go west and pan gold in order to earn their freedom.
A man arrives in Rawhide, Nevada and spends his last ten dollars on a town lot and the lot winds up being a gold mine.
A young wife finds it difficult to adjust to life on the prairie.
Two men running from a posse find a rich silver deposit, which means they must find a way to stake their claim without going to jail.
Claim jumper Jennie attempts to jump the mining claim of Buck Hansen near Rhyolite, Nevada, and ends up rescuing Buck who is lost in Death Valley.
A young man adopted by a Spanish nobleman and is raised as his son and heir but he rebels and becomes a Franciscan monk; on his way to the San Gabriel Mission he gets lost and ends up in Death Valley.
After being robbed of a large sum of money, an embittered prospector denies his wife a purple silk dress that has become a symbol of beauty in her life.
A young man who was reared as an Indian after the death of his parents in Death Valley is obliged to prove his identity in order to marry the white girl he loves.
A young widow from the east offers serious competition to the proprietor of a Nevada cafe when she opens a rival restaurant and discovers gold on property that she purchased from him.
The story of Mary Helen Crosby, who -- in the company of Gen. John Bidwell, custodian of the papers admitting California to the Union -- concealed the papers in her umbrella to ensure their safe arrival at San Francisco.
A Bostonian who has married a local girl in a desert mining town refuses to invite the townspeople into his home on his wedding night, thereby instigating a three-day chivaree.
A hard-rock miner and champion driller is encouraged by a dance-hall girl to study law after he loses an arm in a shooting fracas.
The story of Aaron Winters, his wife Rosie and their discovery of borax in Death Valley.
A quiet and retiring dressmaker for the dance-hall girls in a western mining camp is discovered to be Tiger Lil, a former dance-hall queen from Virginia City.
Two people set out into the desert in search of the lost 'Pegleg' Mine.
Mamie, the grocer's daughter, plans to marry the suitor who corners the local egg market.
A group of wagons breaks off from their wagon train and begins to run dangerously low on food and water when they become trapped in a hot desert west of Salt Lake City.