Mexican bandit Yaqui Jack and his men hold up a stage coach, kill the driver and guard and are robbing the passengers, ranch owner Matt Quigg, his son Lute and Linda, when they in turn are ... See full summary »

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Webb Dunham
Mary Castle ...
Linda Quigg
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Yacqi Jack
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Lute Quigg
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Matt Quigg
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Lefty Barr
Ray Walker ...
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Prescott
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Donald Kerr ...
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Sol Gorss ...
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Paul Fierro ...
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Mexican bandit Yaqui Jack and his men hold up a stage coach, kill the driver and guard and are robbing the passengers, ranch owner Matt Quigg, his son Lute and Linda, when they in turn are ambushed by Lefty and his gang. Yaqui Jack is shot but escapes and reaches the camp of Webb Dunham, who treats his wounds. They separate with Webb going to the ranch of his brother who has been murdered. Suspicion turns on Matt, who claims title to the brother's ranch, and has Webb brutally beaten after ordering him from the property. Webb goes to Matt's saloon, where Linda sings, and she and Webb had been in love in California. Webb retaliates against Matt for his beating, and Matt hires Lefty to kill Webb. Lefty, waiting in Webb's cabin to ambush him, is overpowered by Yaqui Jack who has returned to help the man who aided him, and asks Webb to join him and his friends in their fight to free Mexico. Matt, Lute, Linda and Lefty and the sheriff are kidnapped by Yaqui Indians, as is Webb, who shot a ... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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14 October 1956 (USA)  »

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Amigo Mio - Der Bandit von Vera Cruz  »

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A very interesting little western

Today, I have to watch three Jean Yarbrough's movies. This director is a famous grade B film director. Many of his features are hard to catch. This western is pretty interesting. I won't repeat the topic, already told in the plot line. But it begins rather in an unusual way, when we see the "future" villains of the film being attacked by bandits - or may I say the ones you guess the real villains of the film. But it appears that the initial bad guy - the Mexican - is actually the one who will become the lead's friend - Rod Cameron.

And what I like in this film, is that the story focuses on the bad guys

  • the big rancher and his son's hot relations...




For the rest, it remains in the classic manner.

But I am really fond of this little film. I love unusual schemes in a screenplay.


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