Approved | | Romance, Western
Released from the Yuma Prison in 1898, ex-killer John McBain wants to go straight while ex-robber Peter Van Hoek seeks revenge but their destinies eventually converge in the mining town of Prescott.
Anthony Caruso, who plays Comanche, also played Louis Ciavelli in The Asphalt Jungle (1950), of which this is a version.
Peter Van Hoek:
How about being an outside partner?
John McBain: No, I wouldn't make a partnership with God.
At the beginning of the movie a group of prisoners chained in tandem with leg irons shuffles its way to the river for a "bath". As they approach the guard at the water's edge they are handed a bar of soap. the second prisoner in line holds out his left hand and is given a bar of soap. In the next scene this prisoner has no soap and holds out his hand again to receive the bar a second time.
Opening credits: Arizona Territorial Prison 1898
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