Lily Reeve known as the Kansas Lily was a teenage spy for the South during the war who was released by a Northern officer. She ran with the Sundowner gang with whom her dead brother rode. She is in Dodge City to gamble and raise money to escape the gang and the law. While playing faro, she believes she is cheated and pulls a derringer wanting her money back. Masterson intervenes as the Texans support her. She receives her money but Masterson takes her gun to prevent further trouble with Earp. As usual Masterson is smitten by a beautiful woman. The saloon owner swears a warrant with Earp against her for armed robbery but later drops the charges when his clientèle complain. Lily wants Earp and Masterson to protect her from the Sundowner gang but Earp doesn't believe her story. He does receive a warrant asking him to hold her which he does in her hotel room. The Texans want to protect her while in truth the Sundowner gang leader wants her killed. These forces all collide with each other.... Written by
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The 1870s on the Western frontier were noted for sentimentality. The fable of a woman outlaw flourished. People really believed that Pauline Cushman, Belle Starr and Calamity Jane were female Robin Hoods, robbing the rich and giving to the poor. Dodge City, Kansas in 1877 had its own heroine. Her name was Lillian Reeve and folks called her 'The Kansas Lily.' But Marshal Earp could not afford to be sentimental, even about woman outlaws. A good peace officer assumed that a ...
The Legend Of Wyatt Earp
Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Harold Adamson
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