A feud between two wealthy and powerful ranchers reaches a new level when one of them (McCord's friend) imports barbed wire from the East and plans to use it to fence in his herd. The other...
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A feud between two wealthy and powerful ranchers reaches a new level when one of them (McCord's friend) imports barbed wire from the East and plans to use it to fence in his herd. The other rancher, believing in the open range and gathering up as many unbranded "mavericks" as possible en route to market, sets up a stampede to wipe out the new fence, and who cares about the consequences. Sherry Jackson plays the young wife of the friendly rancher, who takes matters literally into her own hands with near-disastrous results. Written by
When McCord meets Thorp and Beckwith in the hotel, Thorp - a rather tall man - remarks at McCord's height. McCord replies, "If you mean how tall am I, six-foot-six." Thorp can hardly believe it, but Chuck Connors (McCord) was, in fact, six-foot-six, while Rod Cameron (Thorp) was six-foot-four. See more »
When a cattle stampede is approaching Nell Beckwith is attempting to cut a barbed wire fence with some wire cutters. Roy Beckwith runs up to the fence and when Nell cuts a single wire it flips back and hits Roy. In the next scene Roy is on the ground wrapped up in barbed wire when Jason and Nell try to free him. See more »
Now look, Thorp... Barbed wire is the future of the beef business. You can accept that, or you can fight it and soak the range with blood and fill the cemeteries. But you'll still lose, Thorp. Because post holes can be dug faster than graves and no man in history has yet stopped new ideas and new ways, you remember that.
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