The coming of the railroads vastly altered the cattle business, soon rendering cross-country trail drives unnecessary. Three cowboys, led by Will Parmalee, find the new West inhospitable to itinerant cattle drovers. Trouble seeks them out, and Matt Dillon finds himself on the opposite side of the law from his longtime friend Will. Written by
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I don't know what's wrong with the world. Everything's changin'! There was a time when neighbor helped neighbor, a man's word meant something. There were cows and men and not much else. Now it seems that everybody is out to get as much as he can and who cares. Glory Days are gone. And Will, I'm afraid they ain't never comin' back.