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Backfire

Synopsis

The third of four Jack Hoxie westerns produced by Greek-born Anthony J. Xydias' Sunset Productions in 1922, Backfire tells the story of two drifters (Hoxie and comic sidekick George Sowards) who is overheard kidding around with the idea of robbing the local Wells Fargo office. When the office is actually robbed (by bad guys William Lester and Burt Rollins), Sheriff Lew Meehan points the finger at our heroes. Hoxie manages to elude the law, however, and heads toward a farm belonging to his now-jailed...more

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