Four outlaws come to New Jerusalem, a town full of courteous and religious people, to rob the bank. After shooting the president of the bank, only three make it out of town followed by the ... See full summary »
Four outlaws come to New Jerusalem, a town full of courteous and religious people, to rob the bank. After shooting the president of the bank, only three make it out of town followed by the posse. By the time they get to the second desert water hole, they find it dry and also find a wagon with a dying mother and baby. When the horses are dead the next morning, the three outlaws have no choice but to try to walk back to New Jerusalem and only two want to take the baby. Written by
Tony Fontana <firstname.lastname@example.org>
I stumbled across this movie in the wee hours of the morning and was riveted by the story and acting. Chester Morris whom I had never heard of was excellent as the cold blooded gunman and of course Walter Brennan put in his usual excellent work. I had a hard time believing it was made in 1936 it has aged well in comparison to most westerns made before the fifties. All three main characters were excellent and the story moved at a good pace with a good twist at the end. I would recommend this movie to any fan of westerns and hope to catch it again so I can tape it................9 out of 10. I hope I can find this on a decent DVD print as it would be a most welcome addition to any western fans collection.
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