Luke Perry is assigned to deliver a Gatling gun to a distant army post. Colonel Martinez discovers that Luke's stagecoach will not have a cavalry escort and determine to steal the gun and force the young driver to deliver it to Juarez's forces fighting Emperor Maximilian. When the American mercenaries assisting Martinez learn that Maximilian has been overthrown they decide to make use of the Gatling's firepower to rob an express office. Written by
Did You Know?
Say, Clarke, when you were in the army, did you ever fire one of them Gatling guns?
Yes, as a matter of fact I did. It was quite an interesting experience. I was in command of a patrol sent out to discipline a band of troublesome Indians. We trailed them and finally trapped the lot of 'em in a box canyon. I remember there were several families of them - men, women, children - and I had the Gatling gun set up at the canyon entrance... and I operated it myself.
And what happened?
A Gatling gun is...
Music by Skip Martin
Lyrics by Terry Gilkyson
Sung by Bud and Travis See more