The outlaw half-brothers Matt and Clint Dunbar decide to rob the Dodge City State national Bank alone rather than with their gang. They have robbed several banks including one in Wichita but Earp has no good description of them. There has already been multiple unsuccessful attempts to rob the bank so the bank installs an electric bell that the clerks can trip to sound an alarm the law and others can hear. Clint Dunbar arrives in Dodge City posing as a carpet and cloth drummer. Matt sporting a long beard robs the bank threatening the president with a bottle of nitroglycerin. He stashes the money in a sample case in the back of Clint's wagon but Deputy Gibbs stops Clint from leaving town. He is forced to return to the stable where he hides the money in a feed bin. Matt returns to Clint's hotel room where he shaves his beard to change his appearance. Clint was asked to stay at the stable but his leaving puts Earp on alert about him and the other man to leave a horse there who was the ... Written by
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It's not explained why Shotgun Gibbs only turned the man on the buggy around, without bothering to look in the back. See more
Bank robbery in 1878 ranked with train robbery: they were big money crimes and only the most desperate men risked their lives attempting them. Thus, when Matt and his half brother Clint Dunbar got set to take the bank in a big cow town like Dodge City, Marshal Wyatt Earp was facing shrewd, clever operatives who would stop at nothing.
The Legend of Wyatt Earp
Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Harold Adamson
Performed by The Ken Darby Singers See more