The Iron Horse. 1924. USA. Directed by John Ford. 112 min.
Screenplay by Charles Kenyon. With George O’Brien, Madge Bellamy. The building of the transcontinental railroads in the U.S. serves as the epic backdrop to the story of Dave Brandon, who joins a construction gang to find his father’s murderer. While his fiancée tries to dissuade him from this arduous obsession, he remains committed to revenge at all costs. Silent.