Gun salesman Steve Farrell gets two of his new Colt .45 pistols stolen from him by ruthless killer Jason Brett and vows to recover them as Brett and his gang leave behind wake of robbery and murder throughout the territory. When Farrell recovers a stagecoach carrying gold and brings it back to town, he is made a deputy but unknown to him the sheriff is on league with the outlaws as is Paul and Beth Donovan, an apparently clean-cut young couple with ambitions for quick wealth. Although the town members are apathetic toward helping Steve, he gets plenty of assistance from Walking Bear, an Indian chief grateful that Steve saved his life. Written by
The gun that became the law of the land !
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To avoid confusing it with its TV series of the same name, Warner Bros. changed the film's title to "Chief Thundercloud." It has subsequently reverted back to its original title. See more
When the arrow is shot into the sheriff's office door, the point initially sticks through just enough to see it and then after a second or two it is clearly shoved through a little harder so that the arrowhead protrudes most of the way through the door. See more
The first Colt repeating pistols in this territory, Sheriff. The finest guns ever made. Here's law and order in six-finger doses. Yes, sir, easy to load and as durable as your mother-in-law.
Spin-off Colt .45