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?
Pepe says to Strawhorn "What'd you expect...Joaquin Murrieta?" This is a reference to Joaquin Carrillo Murrieta, an infamous bandit during the 1850s California Gold Rush. See more
US Senators were not directly elected at the time of the film's setting. They were appointed by State Legislatures until the 17th Amendment in 1913. 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.
For He's A Jolly Good Fellow
Sung after during Nightingale's speech See more