William S, Hart was a silent film actor, screenwriter, director and
producer.who was one to the first great stars of western motion
pictures. He was fascinated by the history of the Old West and
acquired Billy the Kid’s pistols and was a friend of legendary
lawmen Wyatt Earp and Bat Masterson. He entered the film
industry in 1914 playing supporting roles .
After Tumbleweeds, Hart’s final film, he retired to his California, ranch
home,“La Loma de los Vientos”.