An authoritarian rancher, Barbara Stanwyck, who rules an Arizona county with her private posse of hired guns. When a new marshall arrives to set things straight, the cattle queen finds herself falling, brutally for the avowedly non-violent lawman. Both have itchy-fingered brothers, a female gunman enters the picture, and things go desperately wrong. Written by
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Although the on-screen credit for Eve Brent
reads "and introducing", actually she had already appeared in several earlier films as Jean Ann Lewis. See more
When the gunsmith is fitting Wes for a new rifle she had him holding the stock from a model 1898 Mauser which would not have been invented for another 20 years. Then Wes also picks up a Winchester barreled action & looks through it to see the lady gunsmith which is not possible due to there being no straight line of sight through the action. See more
What's the matter? You look upset.
I was born upset.
Referenced in Breathless
God Has His Arms Around Me
by Victor Young
and Harold Adamson
Sung by Jidge Carroll See more