A wanted murderer, Billy John, is captured by Ben Brigade, a bounty hunter, who intends to take him to Santa Cruz to be hanged. Brigade stops at a staging post, where he saves the manager's wife from an Indian attack, and enlists the help of two outlaws to continue his journey more safely. However, the Indian attacks persist, the outlaws plan to take Billy for themselves, tempted by the offer of amnesty for his captor, and Billy's brother Frank is in hot pursuit to rescue him. But Brigade has plans of his own ... Written by
David Levene <D.S.Levene@durham.ac.uk>
Terror-cold tension... Hate-hot revenge!
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Bra straps are seen through Mrs Lane's shirt when Brigade tries to negotiate with the Indian, and in a later scene at the abandoned corrals. See more
[on horseback, in the distance, watching Brigade preparing to hang his brother, Billy
It's me you're after, Brigade. You've got no quarrel with Billy.
[referring to his wife, murdered by Frank years ago
What quarrel did you have with her?
...That was so long ago, I'd almost forgot.
A man can do that.