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
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.
I've Been Working on the Railroad
The first line is sung during Nightingale's speech See more