Bob Ford arrives in Laramie and is recognized by patrons of the saloon led by Ed Kelly. He is reviled for having shot Jesse James in the back for reward money. When he tries to buy a drink, they start to beat him him up as he is not wearing a gun. Marshal Troop intervenes and tells Ford to stay in his hotel room until the train leaves town. However, the train is delayed and Ford becomes drunk. Troop moves him to the jail but Kelly leads the mob to the jail to lynch Ford forcing Troop to take a stand.
Did You Know?
In a scene very similar to the opening credits, when Johnny is about to leave the office to check on the train, Dan pulls a rifle from the rack, checks to see if it is loaded, and throws it to Johnny with one hand. Unlike the opening, Johnny uses two hands to catch it. See more