Buckshot John

Buckshot John is a 1915 American Western film that was directed by and starred Hobart Bosworth. Prints of the film survive in the Library of Congress film archive.[1]

Buckshot John
Directed byHobart Bosworth
Written by
  • Hetty Grey
  • Charles E. van Loan
StarringHobart Bosworth
CinematographyGeorge W. Hill
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • February 4, 1915 (1915-02-04)
Running time
50 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)


  • Hobart Bosworth as "Buckshot John" Moran
  • Courtenay Foote as Dr. Buchanan Gilmore / The Great Gilmore
  • Carl von Schiller as Jimmy Dacey, a Reporter
  • Helen Wolcott as Ruth Mason
  • Herbert Standing as John Mason
  • Marshall Stedman as Warden of state's prison
  • Frank Lanning as Bad Jake Kennedy
  • Art Acord as Hairtrigger Jordan
  • Elmo Lincoln as The sheriff (as Oscar Linkenhelt)
  • Rhea Haines as Mrs. Hayden
  • Arthur Allardt as Medicine Show Crowd (uncredited)
  • J.F. Briscoe as Medicine show crowd (uncredited)
  • Mr. Fletcher as Judge (uncredited)
  • Hoot Gibson as Medicine Show Crowd (uncredited)
  • Wong Ling as Hindo (uncredited)
  • Martha Mattox as Medicine Show Crowd (uncredited)
  • Robert Murdock as Turnkey (uncredited)
  • Ray Myers as Medicine Show Crowd (uncredited)
  • Joe Ray as Medicine Show Crowd (uncredited)

See also


  1. "Progressive Silent Film List: Buckshot John". silentera.com. Retrieved October 20, 2009.
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