Ex-sheriff Ben Stride tracks the seven men who held up a Wells Fargo office and killed his wife. Stride is tormented by the fact that his own failure to keep his job was the cause of his wife's working in the express office and thus he is partly responsible for her death. Stride encounters a married couple heading west for California and helps them. Along the way they are joined by two n'er-do-wells, Masters and Clete, who know that Stride is after the express-office robbers. They plan to let Stride lead them to the bandits, then make away with the loot themselves. But they aren't the only ones carrying a secret. Written by
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Did You Know?
This film was rarely seen for decades, occasionally being shown at film festivals, until it was released on DVD as a restored, "Special Collectors Edition" nearly 50 years after its theatrical release. See more
Stride's leg wound changes from his right leg to his left leg (as evidenced by his using the rifle for a cane with first his right hand and then his left) and then back to his right leg by the end. See more
Well, I'll be seein' yuh. We gotta be movin'.
You oughta do the same, mister unless you hanker for a haircut from a Chirachua barber.
Referenced in Collateral Damage
by 'By' Dunham
(as By Dunham) and Henry Vars See more