Farmer and family man Johnny Cobb moonlights as a two dollar a month Sheriff with a homemade badge in the quiet little town of Firecreek. When a gang of freebooters passes through, their leader Larkin, who is suffering from a minor wound, agrees to spend the night. The gang members prove to be vicious, sadistic sociopaths who take advantage of the frightened townspeople, humiliating them for their own perverse amusement. Although Larkin disapproves of their behavior, his leadership role is tenuous, and he is reluctant to test it by exercising control over his men. The mild-mannered Cobb faces a series of challenges from the gang's antisocial behavior. Things come to a head when Meli, an Indian woman with a mixed race child, incurs an attempted sexual attack by one of gang. Arthur, a simpleton stable boy, comes to her aid and accidentally kills the attacker. Cobb locks up Arthur to keep him safe, but when the Sheriff leaves town to visit his wife, who is struggling in labor, there is ...
JAMES STEWART -- HENRY FONDA MEET IN THE HEAT OF FIRECREEK (original ad - all caps)
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Did You Know?
Jimmy Stewart's revolver was a Colt M1909 double-action .45 Long Colt with an 1873 Colt ejector rod and shroud fitted to the side of the barrel to give the appearance of a single action revolver. Notice Stewart opened the cylinder out of the frame to check if it is loaded, the cylinder ejector rod and lanyard loop on the handle. See more
When leaving the church service that was held in the general store, as Johnny Cobb bids farewell to the preacher, the boom mike is visible in the store's door window. See more
You don't take after your Grandfather much in the way of talkin'. Not that I much complain when a woman keeps her mouth shut.
I find no complaint when a man does the same.
Edited into La classe américaine
Bringing in the Sheaves
Music by George A. Minor
and lyrics by Knowles Shaw See more