Lloyd Malone is released from prison. Before prison, he lost his right arm in a gun fight with Troop. His son, Jim, is a crack shot with a pistol and Lloyd wants Jim to shoot Troop's right arm for revenge. Lloyd's brother, a local drunk and poet, warns Troop what is happening and tries to persuade Jim not to follow his father's instructions. When Jim finally confronts Troop, Troop decides to use his left hand instead to prove to Jim that his father was a coward and unwilling to fight Troop himself with his remaining hand. Lloyd seeing Jim falter decides to try to take on Troop himself. Written by
Did You Know?
Despite being born in 1898, 1922, and 1932 respectively, the three actors playing the Malone family- Regis Toomey
, John Anderson
, and Robert Reed
- all died within an 11 month period from October 1991 to August 1992. See more
When Jim shoots the coins, they fall straight down from where they were thrown up and both were shown to be squarely hit by the bullets. If they had been hit by fast moving bullets, the would have been propelled some distance away. See more