A wanted murderer, Billy John, is captured by Ben Brigade, a bounty hunter, who intends to take him to Santa Cruz to be hanged. Brigade stops at a staging post, where he saves the manager's wife from an Indian attack, and enlists the help of two outlaws to continue his journey more safely. However, the Indian attacks persist, the outlaws plan to take Billy for themselves, tempted by the offer of amnesty for his captor, and Billy's brother Frank is in hot pursuit to rescue him. But Brigade has plans of his own ...
David Levene <D.S.Levene@durham.ac.uk>
Terror-cold tension... Hate-hot revenge!
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Did You Know?
Brigade insists on bringing his prisoner to Santa Cruz, Arizona. The county of Santa Cruz was created in 1899. The film is set in an earlier time. For instance, the Apaches are on the warpath and the last major outbreak of the Apaches was in 1890. See more
[referring to Mrs. Lane
Talk to her. Tell her we ain't here to harm her.
Why are you here, Boone? A man needs a reason to ride this country. You got a reason?