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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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
I guess I'd still be a horse soldier if I hadn't lost my leg.
In the war?
Naw... See, there was this girl in Virginia... and her father caught us... cut it off. Chopped it clean off! With an axe. While I was sleepin'.
Cross my heart.
You're lucky it was only your leg.
"Tuffy" as Scruffy. See more
Referenced in My Husband, the Producer
Music by Burt Bacharach
Lyrics by Hal David
Performed by Mark Lindsay See more