A tough marshal with political ambitions leads an elite posse to capture a notorious criminal. He succeeds, but instead of cheering him, the public turns against him. Written by
"Posse" begins like most Westerns. It ends like none of them. It will knock you off your horse.
Did You Know?
This movie was the first role for James Stacy
following his 1973 motorcycle accident in which he was hit by a drunk driver, resulting in the loss of his left arm and left leg. Kirk Douglas
created the role especially for Stacy. See more
When Strawhorn plans his breakout on the train, he rigs a garrote from a piece of wire taken apart from a broom and lashes Wesley tightly by the neck to the bars of the cell. Later when Wesley answers Strawhorn's call to come to his room where Nightingale is kept hostage, there isn't even the slightest hint of redness or abrasion on his neck from the event. See more
[to Howard Nightingale
Honest men stay honest only as long as it pays. That's why I'm a thief and you're a liar.
I've Been Working on the Railroad
The first line is sung during Nightingale's speech See more