Watch: The Fastest Hands in the West

Posted on February 24, 2012



Two cowboys square up to one another, gallop so fast on their horses they nearly fall off, and ultimately, confront each other in a shoot-out.

But this isn’t a multi-million dollar Hollywood film. This is two deaf actors in what looks like a cardboard set, telling their story through the power of their signing hands alone.

I first saw this short film five years ago, and it left a lasting impression on me. Watch it, and be amazed at what signing hands can do…

By Charlie Swinbourne (Editor)

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