Rafe Covington promises a dying friend that he'll watch over the man's wife and ranch after he's gone. When Rafe gets to his friend's ranch, he finds that Barkow, the local power in town, wants not only the ranch but the woman, too, and hires a gang of gunfighters to make sure he gets both. Written by
A hero is measured by the enemies he makes.
21 January 2001 (USA)
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Louis L'Amour's 'Crossfire Trail'
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Wilford Brimley, as Joe Gill, carries an unusual Evans repeating rifle. The Evans rifle, invented by Warren R. Evans of Thomaston, Maine, was produced only from 1873 to 1879. Gill, who admits to not being a very good shot, says he likes it because he can fire 28 shots before having to reload. See more
When Rafe shoots Taggart, he jacks another shell into the chamber and then shoots the other guy on the roof, but no empty shell is ejected from the chamber. See more
[after Rafe kills a buffalo
We need a little target practice here.
You shoot 'em with that thing, you're just gonna make 'em angry. One's all we need.
They're just buffalo.
Well, they'll be gone soon enough.
Gone? They're thick as flies on a bull's ass.
Ten years from now, they'll be nothing but a memory.