Selfish Yates. 1918. USA. Directed by William S. Hart. Approx. 50 min.
Screenplay by C. Gardner Sullivan. With William S. Hart, Jane Novak, B. Sprotte. Selfish Yates, owner of a dive saloon in the Arizona desert, is only concerned with how much cheap liquor he can sell. But that all changes when he is redeemed by the love of a pretty girl.
The Scourge of the Desert. 1915. USA. Directed by William S. Hart. Approx. 25 min.
Screenplay by William H. Clifford, Thomas H. Ince. With William S. Hart, Rhea Mitchell, Joseph Dowling. While a group of men look at his wanted poster, Bill Evers, nonchalant and dressed in fancy clothes, converses with the local sheriff. Evers, a masked stagecoach thief, easily manages to evade capture—until he tries to help a young man who unwisely imitates Evers’s criminal ways.