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Confederate Captain Alan Westcott, posing as a horse supplier for the army, is ordered to infiltrate the Union lines and contact William Quantrill to arrange a raid on the arsenal at Lawrence, Kansas. Westcott meets and falls in love with Sue Walters. Westcott's activities and associations begin to cause the Union vigilante committee to become suspicious of him, and he moves quickly in utilizing the Quantrill raiders. After laying their plans to attack Lawrence, Westcott learns that the arsenal is being moved out by wagon trail. He calls off the attack on Lawrence in favor of attacking the wagon train, but Quantrill pulls a treacherous double-cross and rides into Lawrence on a personal mission of bloodshed, murder and looting. Written by
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A Civil War gang plans an attack on a Kansas arsenal
This bland and historically suspect western is made in Technicolor and Cinemascope with efficient action sequences in this otherwise bland western which has become a rather obscure film over the years.
Steve Cochrane plays a Confederate agent Alan Westcott organising Quantrill's gang on a raid of a federal arsenal in Kansas. Wescott realises that Quantrill (Leo Gordon in an effective performance) is a despicable and amoral villain interested only in murder and plunder. Westcott warns the town-folk of the impending danger and stand up to Quantrill and still has time to have romance with a local beauty.
Diane Brewster is spunky and easy on the eye. Gordon is the stand out as the rotter, Cochrane is staid and dull. The film is competent but will never be ranked along the better westerns of the period.
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