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.
L. Frank Baum struggles with his newspaper business, preferring to tell fantasy stories to local children about colorful characters from a land called Oz.
Wagon master Caleb must bring his wayward son, Johnny, to justice after the boy goes too far.
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 ask Harry, a gunman, to find a way to stop King Fisher from blocking mail from arriving in Uvalde, but Fisher fears he will lose his power if he opens his road to the post office.
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.
Amy Caldwell practices medicine in a remote community despite her husband John's concern for her; the area comes under threat when an Indian warrior plots to take over his tribe.
Mormon Orrin Porter Rockwell packs a gun.
A goat and biscuits save a family from Indians.
Three orphans take up their late parents' search for gold.
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 new to Montana tries to start a school but faces many challenges, including book theft and accusations of being naive to the ways of the West.
A new rail line causes disruption in a town.
A Mormon leaves the church and takes the name Butch Cassidy.
Cora and Ella arrive at an isolated fort in dangerous Utah territory; Indian women attempt to cure their ailing tribe leader, Black Wing.
Two outlaws use crime to finance silver mining.
Two friends play a game of cards to determine their future after leaving the army.
A woman (Grace Lee Whitney) seeks Baja gold.
A frontier couple battle Indians, outlaws and a government-issued land grant to save their ranch.
Renegade Indians led by a white man named Clay threaten the residents of a decommissioned fort.
A woman makes a deal with an ailing Comanche.
The former boss of an alcoholic newspaperman must turn him sober before an important guest arrives.
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.
A Dakota wife left on her own becomes the unwilling servant of two opportunistic highwaymen.
An aging marshal fights against growing old.
An Irish miner hopes a man named Ben will help him find gold after Ben demonstrates magical powers.
After learning about a stash of hidden money from a dying outlaw, a man buys an abandoned mine and enlists help in searching for the loot.
Pike, a trapper with a toxic attitude, becomes determined to win his girlfriend back by remaining calm, but his hot temper ends up saving him when he runs into Dakota Indians while hunting.
A settler tries to prove his wife is an heiress.
A land manager tries to outfox two women attempting to rightfully claim their property by sending two brothers after them, but the scheme begins to fall apart when the men become infatuated.
A wagonmaster taking a new route to California leads his party astray and faces a revolt.
Lumbermen and settlers vie for an Idaho forest.
Prospectors venture into Death Valley to find a legendary lost mine and all but one, old Charley Alford, turn back after running low on supplies; when no one hears from Charley after two days, the men consider a rescue mission.
Thugs overhear a gold miner's claims of wealth.
A wagon train stranded in Death Valley begins to lose hope after two party members leave to find supplies and don't return.
Aaron's wife Rosie threatens to leave him and their dilapidated homestead until he makes a discovery with the potential to earn them a fortune.
An Indian woman rescues two traders captured by Mexicans while headed to Santa Fe, N.M.
A woman moves to Dakota from Sweden to wed homesteader Gustaf Olaffson and becomes disheartened about life on the frontier until she befriends another married couple.
A prospector's wife waits 22 years for a dress.
Count Peter intends to wed a don's daughter, but a misunderstanding lands him in hot water.
A miner salts a diamond mine to trick a banker.
A new marshal must battle his predecessor.
A man must discredit the vicious captain of an oyster boat.
A rough-hewn girl transforms herself for a man.
A wife drives a stagecoach to transport silver to Hillsboro after bandits attack her husband.
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 meets robbers who take him prisoner.
A boy rejects his unsophisticated stepmother.
The sister of a safecracker finds her loyalty 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-turned-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.
A prospector bets on a speedy Native American to win in a footrace and bribes his opponent to lose.
Survey leader Lt. Fremont frets about publicity.
Billy the Kid (Robert Blake) avenges a friend.
Suspicion over a farm woman woman creates a rift between two mining partners.
A young cowpoke gets into a fight with a local over a girl and faces a harsh prison term.
A sheriff pursues deadly gunslinger Sam Bolt and finds an unlikely ally in one of Bolt's partners.
When a town brings a fictional hero to life, the line between fantasy and reality begins to blur.
A miner named Sawbuck saves a dentist from bandits and receives a set of gold crowns in return, but the dentist's attackers return to take Sawbuck's teeth.
A priest claims the marriages 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 bear severely injures a mountain man, and the man's colleagues leave him for dead.
A former ranch hand infatuated with a ranch boss' daughter seeks a job as their cook.
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 postman helps a single mother find a suitable husband.
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 drunk transporting a new church bell to Volcano, Calif., decides to sell it off instead.
A former Confederate colonel visits the widow of one of his soldiers and learns that a cattle baron used a legal loophole to cheat her out of her stock.
A hunter and his daughters help an Easterner.
Mary Ann finds a family heirloom in the possession of Andy Carter, a man who makes money pawning items lost or discarded by wagon trains, and he refuses to give it up for free.
California's governor hires a photographer to help him win a bet about the way horses gallop.
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.
A rivalry over a woman inadvertently causes trouble between cavalrymen and Indians.
An Indian girl must save a threatened treaty.
A pioneer fends off a trapper's persistent offers to buy the pioneer's 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.
El Paso's mayor sells its streets to pay for cleaner water.
A cowboy pines after a wealthy rancher's daughter.
When Doc Holliday shoots a man who cheated him at cards, he becomes a target himself.
The story of Wyatt, Virgil and Morgan Earp, and Doc Holliday after their gunfight with outlaws.
Virgil Earp, brother of the famous Wyatt Earp, goes undercover to root out bandits.
Two men disagree over how to deal with a wounded Indian boy.
A woman and her boyfriend plan the last stagecoach robbery.
A man puts himself between two unevenly matched gunfighters.
An ex-convict dispenses law from his tent in a mining camp.
A man who lost his wife and children seeks revenge upon a writer whom he holds responsible.
A priest brings religion to lawless Virginia City, Nev.
William Randolph Hearst, a San Francisco newspaperman with big plans for his struggling paper, must find a way to make his business profitable.
Winfield Stratton finds gold just after selling his mining claim to a syndicate.
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.
A large, mysterious creature attacks settlers.
The Dalton brothers try a double bank robbery.
A missionary puts himself on the line to mediate a conflict between settlers and Navajo.
A man names his gold vein discovery after his wife.
The tale of notorious gunman Jack Slade.
A father who raised a cold-hearted killer worries his younger son may turn out the same way.
Alleged murderer Jack Davis gets arrested and worries about his reputation as a skilled gunman.
Getting off the train to stretch his legs proves a mistake for the emperor of Brazil, and when the train leaves without him he ends up at the mercy of a widow and her two children, who don't believe his claim of sovereignty.
A retiring Arizona Ranger chases one last crook.
An inventor without enough animals to drive his wagon decides to build a sail to do the job.
Crew chief Yank Van Duzen walks off a mining job in protest when the foremen ignore warnings about the extreme danger of cave-ins.
An outlaw and teamster help miners.
Attorney William E. Borah defends a woman charged with murder in Nampa, Idaho.
Unable to come to terms, a U.S. senator and a Supreme Court justice agree to a duel.
A physician experimenting with blood transfusions must save the life of a visiting princess.
A boy comes to Texas to avenge Davy Crockett.
A gardener researches Western flora.
A West Point graduate tracks horse thieves.
A town boss makes trouble for a farmer.
The life of hat maker John Stetson.
Officials rush to send word to a bride that an escaped criminal wants to stop her wedding.
A husband and wife catch trouble when they allow an Apache chief's granddaughter to stay with them.
Ruel Gridley donates a bag of flour to a Civil War veterans' fund as part of a bet.
A criminal sentenced to hang invents a complicated omelet to delay his execution.
The victim of an armed robbery dies before positively identifying the culprit, leading to a question of mistaken identity in the trial of a man who claims innocence despite resembling the killer.
Two thieves cause trouble after they overhear a conversation between a couple of businessmen.
Gambler Bill Gentry must give up his habit in order to marry a woman.
Maj. Galloway heads a group of Army scouts.
Two people pursue a master safecracker.
A female patriot meets a man helping an invasion of Mexico.
A con artist boasts he owns most of San Francisco, but a chemist aims to expose him.
An Army lieutenant's troops fly a red petticoat as their standard while warring with Indians.
A miner gets tricked into selling his claim on a gold mine.
Outlaws charging an illegal toll make trouble for a group of travelers.
A trapper campaigns for the annexation of Oregon Territory.
Dr. Allen Camden investigates the murder of likeable shopkeeper Grant Noble.
A merchant looking to make more money fabricates reports of snowfall cutting off local supply lines.
An old prospector works with a youngster to find gold, but they lose their supplies in the desert.
A detective agrees to escort a woman claiming to be haunted to San Francisco.
A newly installed governor makes trouble for the mayor of Austin, who once insulted him.
Matt Denby struggles with the loss of his farm, the failure of his marriage, and his ailing son.
A rancher ignites a war when he begins charging for the salt he provides.
Dr. Clare Reed runs a struggling medical practice.
A man who served time in prison finds the son he gave up for adoption and tries to steer him away from a life of crime.
A mining town faces terrible conditions.
Murder suspect gets thrown off a wagon.
Jim Badger tangles with corrupt lawmen and vigilantes.
A nun runs afoul of the law when helping an injured boy.
To incentive the surrender of Apache leader Geronimo, a doctor offers free services to his tribe.
Harry Bassett, Wyatt Earp and Bat Masterson help a troubled saloon owner deal with corruption.
A woman rescues her husband when outlaws trap him in a mine.
A Union officer attempts to thwart Southern patriot Belle Waverly's schemes.
A detective's investigation into the smuggling of high grade ore out of a mine starts to derail when he falls for the prime suspect's daughter.
A newspaperman receives permission to accompany Gen. Custer's troops as they go to war with Sioux.
A rancher and an Indian encounter a paranoid prospector.
Indians attack on the night of a rancher's wedding.
An Indian chief's widow defies her tribe's tradition by refusing to be killed following his death.
Singer Emma Nevada wants to come home.
A captain who lost his leg takes revenge upon the sailors he holds responsible.
A town seeking justice for four murdered miners accuses Joaquin Murietta, an outlaw known as the "Mexican Robin Hood."
America's first female judge loses her savings and her marriage in a stand against corruption.
A seaman, a barmaid and a journalist team up to fix a city rampant with crime.
Entrepreneur Levi Strauss starts the world's first blue jean manufacturer.
Montana's corrupt governor tries to reform his image.
A general becomes widely unpopular when he plans to resettle Indians onto a reservation.
After a man gets thrown in jail for horse theft, his son meets a drifter.
A failed and widowed prospector buys a goat farm to support his family and stumbles upon gold.
An Army officer faces unruly citizens.
Things change for a Wyoming family when strangers in a wagon arrive at their prosperous homestead.
A tax collector and a Frenchman go to war over a woman.
The governor of New Mexico Territory must convince Billy the Kid to bring evidence against a gang.
A marshal takes on a mission to retrieve a stolen wedding dress while an outlaw gang runs wild.
A pioneer goes missing, leaving behind two dogs, gold nuggets and a note.
A vagabond finds stolen riches and becomes a philanthropist.
A reformed criminal's former partners in crime come calling after robbing a bank.
Actor Edwin Booth faces discrimination due to his brother's assassination of President Lincoln.
A lawyer defends an alleged killer.
A female journalist reports on a corrupt politician.
After a drunken miner offers half of his claim to a pretty singer, he discovers a vein rich in ore on the adjacent property.
A sergeant befriends a 4-year-old boy.
The trial of an Indian chief's son accused of murdering one of his own.
Rival communications companies vie for bonus money to build the first transcontinental telegraph.
Lt. Tom Easton and his mother care for an Apache girl after the cavalry captures her in battle.
A patient dies in part due to his doctor's gambling habit and the doctor, ostracized from the community, falls in with a band of outlaws and finds an opportunity for redemption.
A Chinese man prevents the desertion of an Army garrison.
A former prospector agrees to search the mountains for a woman's missing fiancé.
A newcomer helps free a town from beneath the heel of a gunslinging saloon owner.
An injured man harbors ill intent for the trading post owners offering him shelter.
Two brothers work independently to make money for each other; one brother becomes a prospector while the other raises a thoroughbred.
When a medicine man gives a boy a tonic that puts him in a coma, an apothecary must find the cure.
As their crops dry out, desperate farmers seek help from the owner of a hydraulic mining machine, but he refuses to spare any water.
Feud between rancher and cattle driver.
When a judge orders the closure of a mine under suspicious circumstances, a newspaperman tries to find out the truth and prints an article that draws the judge's ire.
A white leader of Indian tribes discovers a scheme to take away the tribes' gold claims.
Italian-Americans try to push the Mafia out of their town.
A circus owner looks to hire a female horse rider.
Two trappers try to escape from a prison in Mexican-controlled San Diego.
During the Civil War, a Western town divides over sending a shipment of gold to aid the Confederacy.
A sheriff asks Lee Whipple, a woman with a good memory, to help him identify the men committing stagecoach robberies by riding in a coach likely to be targeted by the bandits.
A prospector loses his wagon and all of his money.
A false report triggers a gold rush.
A Navy officer mapping the Missouri River encounters a struggle between Indians and the Army.
American couple assists a revolt against Mexico's emperor.
A captain must prove a trading post owner innocent of supplying ammunition to Sioux warriors.
A haunting tune from a saloon's player piano moves a woman to seek out its missing buyer.
A gunsmith and a crack shot duel over a woman's affection.
A half-blind Indian scout helps the Army stop an uprising.
A politician tries to link a senatorial candidate with a dance hall girl, hoping to ruin his chance of being elected.
Teacher Ruth Stewart suspects a gambler stole money meant for a new school and tries to win it back.
A kidnapper who delivers unwilling brides to a religious cult realizes his shame.
A stagecoach's Indian passengers revolt after the driver picks up two strangers.
A bank robber threatens to expose a reformed female outlaw.
A woman prospector, her long-lost husband and a timid man create a love triangle.
Upset with his Indian housekeeper's performance, a newly married rancher dismisses her but regrets his decision when his stepdaughter becomes ill.
A British sailor who falls for a woman incurs the ire of her father and becomes banished from California; he faces a powerful storm while diving for pearls.
When Comanches kidnap her children, Mary Jane teams up with an Indian woman to save them.
When their parents die while crossing the country in a wagon train, the orphaned Segar children are left to fend for themselves, with only the wagon master for protection.
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 becomes 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 becomes the suspect.
When a bank teller faces accusations of embezzlement, two people believe in his innocence, while everyone else wants 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, Nev., and spends his last $10 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.
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.
When wagons break off from a wagon train and begin to run dangerously low on food and water when they become trapped in a hot desert west of Salt Lake City.