Canaan, a mysterious gunfighter left nearly blind from Civil War combat, roams through Mexico with a baby he has sworn to protect. On his way to a town where a family will supposedly adopt the baby, Canaan passes through a border town where U.S. Cavalry officers assigned to deliver a shipment of silver are under attack from bandits. With some reluctance, Canaan steps in to help the soldiers. Written by
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Elements of the film's story and main character were inspired by the DC comic book "Jonah Hex". It's a story of a deformed ex-confederate soldier who works as a bounty hunter. See more
Canaan carries two Colt Single Action Army 6-shot revolvers, which carry a maximum of six rounds each. However, in one shooting scene, he fires eight shots from one pistol, then draws the other and fires only four rounds. He then states that the second revolver is empty. See more
My men are soldiers in the United States Cavalry! And they are prepared to die for their country!
With all due respect, sir, you're out of your fuckin' mind!