Joan Randall (Shirley Grey), leader of a band of Confederate Sympathizers, has established the Republic of South Kansas in 1870. Her object is to recover lands she knows were unjustly ...
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Joan Randall (Shirley Grey), leader of a band of Confederate Sympathizers, has established the Republic of South Kansas in 1870. Her object is to recover lands she knows were unjustly stolen following the Civil War. The government seeks her arrest for treason, murder, and arson and has posted a $10,000 reward for her capture dead or alive. General Hawthorne (Charles Hill Mailes), at Fort Franklin, orders his famous scout, Jeff Connors (Buck Jones), to bring in Joan. Connors learns that Chet Dawson (Frank Lackteen), a desperado, whom Joan has never seen, with a large force of men is expected to join Randall at her camp. Jeff captures Dawson and decides to impersonate him. Dawson has the brand of the Sioux (as a squaw-stealer)on his back and in order to carry off his deception Jeff submits to being branded. Randall accepts him without question but her aide, Colonel Jedcott (Robert Ellis), has his suspicions. Dawson escapes and his on his way to warn Randall and, while pursuing Jeff and ... Written by
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One of over a hundred Columbia features, mostly Westerns, sold to Hygo Television Films in the 1950s, who marketed them under the name of Gail Pictures; opening credits were redesigned, with some titles misspelled, the credit order of the players rearranged, some names misspelled, and new end titles attached, thus eliminating any evidence of their Columbia roots. Apparently, the original material was not retained in most of the cases, and the films have survived, even in the Sony library, only with these haphazardly created replacement opening and end credits. See more »