Passed | | Action, Adventure, Romance
A greedy businessman-turned-renegade foments an Indian uprising against the coming telegraph to perpetuate his economic stranglehold on the territory.
Yakima Canutt appeared here in only his second outing with John Wayne. From this film on, the two were to research, choreograph and perfect the western genre fight scene by camera angle position and their throwing of punches technique. Their stunt fighting methods would be employed by Hollywood, and became one of the most widely used techniques in the film industry.
Oh my fuckin' nose!
The telegraph operator's note includes the word "outrages" but it should be "outages" as it is spoken.
Opening credits list "Duke" second, closing credits list "Duke" last.