Knight of the Trail

Knight of the Trail

Complete film
Directed by William S. Hart
Produced by New York Motion Picture Corporation
Written by Richard V. Spencer
Thomas H. Ince
Starring William S. Hart
Cinematography Robert Doeran
Distributed by Mutual Film Corporation
Release dates
August 20, 1915
Running time
24 minutes
Country United States
Language Silent (English intertitles)

Knight of the Trail is a 1915 American silent short western film directed by and starring William S. Hart.[1]



Like many American films of the time, Knight of the Trail was subject to cuts by city and state film censorship boards. The Chicago Board of Censors required a cut of the scene of Jim being shot and the shooting by Jim.[2]


  1. Progressive Silent Film List: Knight of the Trail at
  2. "Official Cut-Outs by the Chicago Board of Censors". Exhibitors Herald. New York: Exhibitors Herald Company. 6 (2): 31. January 5, 1918.

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