Tom and five older respected business men run the Sierra mine. When Tom leaves for Europe to fight in WW1, everything is OK. When he returns after the war he finds his former assistant not ... See full summary »
For the historic minded, Cross Fire is filled with all kinds of topical references indicating the time.
Young Tom Keene goes off to World War I and when he returns finds things have
changed in his home in the west. The five old timers who raised him is now four.
The mine they had is systematically being looted of its assets and strangers are
in charge of law and order. Foreign elements from the east have moved in and
they have a machine gun.
Fortunately Keene faced those in France. Together with sidekick Edgar Kennedy whom he picked up there when they were doughboys the bad guys
are of course routed and Keene gets the heroine Betty Furness.
Rather dull western with an appeal toward jingo type patriotism. Today's
Trump worshipers would love it.