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
(at around 21 mins) When an outlaw is being "crushed" by a burning wall in the opening raid, he may clearly be seen going backwards and headfirst into a hidey hole screen left. 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