After a cavalry group is massacred by the Cheyenne, only two survivors remain: Honus, a naive private devoted to his duty, and Cresta, a young woman who had lived with the Cheyenne two ... See full summary »
A young man (Cruise) leaves Ireland with his landlord's daughter (Kidman) after some trouble with her father, and they dream of owning land at the big giveaway in Oklahoma ca. 1893. When ... See full summary »
Aging ex-marshal Steve Judd is hired by a bank to transport a gold shipment through dangerous territory. He hires an old partner, Gil Westrum, and his young protege Heck to assist him. Steve doesn't know, however, that Gil and Heck plan to steal the gold, with or without Steve's help. On the trail, the three get involved in a young woman's desire to escape first from her father, then from her fiance and his dangerously psychotic brothers. Written by
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The "snow" shown on the ground in a number of scenes in the mining camp is obviously foam. This is clear from, for example, the scene when Billy Hammond (James Drury) throws his brother Jimmy (John Davis Chandler) out of the "honeymoon" tent onto his back. The "snow" splatters like foam, not snow. See more »
The just don't make movies like this any more. In genre that no longer sees many worthy entries, this movie stands high. Especially interesting is the fact that it is Randolph Scott's last movie and Joel McCrea's last starring role. These last two giants of the American Western shine in this wonderful film. When you watch this movie, you are looking into the past: both the old west and an America where the good guys triumphed in the end. Some may argue it is unrealistic, and some may prefer the murky line in between good and bad, but as McCrea and Scott prove, doing the right thing isn't always the easiest path to take.
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