Duncan and Susanna McKaskel are a young married couple travelling to the West with their son, hoping to start a new life. Along the way, they stop in a small town where they meet a gang of bandits led by Doc Shabitt. After Duncan unintentionally angers the gang, he and Susanna flee the town, but Shabitt leads his men in pursuit of revenge. A mysterious stranger by the name of Con Vallian soon begins helping the family as they try to find a new home and protects them from Shabitt's gang.
Did You Know?
Scenes involving other characters were filmed first so Sam Elliott
could grow three days' worth of beard. See more
Wend Con kills the man in the red rock cliffs, he is still breathing when Doc Shabitt and his gang find him, he is still breathing. See more
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