The period is the 1840's and California is part of Mexico. Many of the citizens wish to become part of the United States. Other countries are also interested and the Russians have established bases in the northern part of the territory. To further their hold they have stolen guns and Don Arturo Bordega, a leader of those wanting statehood, is out to recover them. Written by
Maurice VanAuken <firstname.lastname@example.org>
California's fight for freedom!
Did You Know?
Cornel Wilde's flogging scene is unusual in that he's lashed across his chest rather than his back. See more
The Russian Fort Ross is shown in a desert landscape with Indian teepees. Fort Ross is located in Northern California on the Sonoma County Coast surrounded by forest. The Indians in this area did not use teepees. See more
Referenced in Éden