Joe Baker has a dream. He wants to do 'something big.' When he needs a Gatling gun to accomplish this, he seeks out a black marketeer. The price he wants for the gun? A woman! So Baker kidnaps a woman off of the stagecoach, only to find that she is the wife of the commandant of the local Cavalry detachment. Things get further complicated when a girl named Dover McBride shows up. She has come to force Baker to marry her and return east, as he promised to do four years earlier. Written by
Sooner or later, Baker will find the right girl. And when he does, he'll swap her for a machine gun. And do something big.
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Did You Know?
On its original release in the UK, this was commonly shown as the main feature in a double bill, with Darker Than Amber
(1970) as the supporting film. See more
What about your friend there? Do you want to bury him?
No. Maybe something will come out of the hills tonight and drag him off.
Paradoxically--considering its definition--the film's title is presented in all lower case letters, as can be seen in the poster. See more
Referenced in My Husband, the Producer
Music by Burt Bacharach
Lyrics by Hal David
Performed by Mark Lindsay See more