After a card game Southerner Owen Pentecost finds himself the owner of a Denver hotel. Involved with two women - one who came with the hotel, and one newly arrived from the East to open a dress shop - he then has to make even more fundamental choices when, with the start of the Civil War, he becomes one of a small minority in a strongly Unionist town. Written by
Jeremy Perkins <firstname.lastname@example.org>
THE BUGLE BLAST that echoed thru history!
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Opening credits: The characters and events depicted in this photoplay are fictional. Any similarity to actual persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental. See more
In this pre Civil War tale two Secret Service agents discuss the probability of war breaking out. The Secret Service was created after the Civil War. See more
I don't belong to anyone except myself. I'm not joining any parade - yours or theirs. I like walking alone - no ties. Don't ask questions; no one to answer to. Man's gotta be sentimental to fight a war; gotta have a lump in his throat about God and country and home and mother, all the pretty things.
[Takes a drink, and looks at Boston
Opening credits prologue: In that part of our country which we know today as Colorado, the Indians fought the white man for possession of the land and the white men fought each other for the same land.
It was a small but bloody rehearsal for the War Between the States which was soon to follow. It had its patriots and its profiteers, its quiet heroes and its noisy flag wavers.
So one day early in 1861 - - - See more
Bonnie Blue Flag
Music taken from traditional Irish marching song
Lyrics by Harry McCarthy
Passages integrated into the score See more