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Old Los Angeles finds Bill Stockton leaving Missouri to join his brother Larry, and prospect for gold in California. Bill and his pal, Sam Bowie, arrive in the picturesque town of old Los Angeles in 1848, but find that the outlaws rule... attacking mines and trains, burning ranches, looting stores and killing those who oppose them. Bill learns that Larry has been murdered for the gold claim he had staked for them. He sets out to avenge his brother's death but runs into difficulty when Estelita Del Rey misleads him to protect her lawless lover, Johnny Morrell. Bill also suspects Luis Savarin, gambling house proprietor, and Marie Marlowe, an entertainer at Savarin's place. Written by
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My brother Larry had written from Los Angeles - which was just a dusty pueblo in those days. He said that California was a land of vivid contrasts; great snow-capped mountains and broad fertile valleys, where Mexican and newly arrived American settlers lived in peace and friendship. This seemed mighty good to me - I wanted to see it all from those mountains clear down to the broad blue waters of the Pacific. Then Larry's next letter arrived. It wasn't a very ...
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This movie had plenty of action and a great plot with much better acting than a typical B western. Although the audience is aware of who the bad guys are almost right from the start, Bill (Elliott) Stockton has to figure it out and it's a pretty well played out story. Andy Devine is great as usual. He was always one of my favorite sidekicks because he was funny, but still a pretty useful guy in a fight despite his round physique. As always, Grant Withers and Roy Barcroft are the bad guys. And as always, they are terrific in the roles. The unfortunate love affair between the bad guy and the senorita makes for an interesting subplot and also provides an ironic ending. This is a top notch Bill Elliott movie.
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