Not Rated | | Drama, Western
A senator, who became famous for killing a notorious outlaw, returns for the funeral of an old friend and tells the truth about his deed.
During the territorial convention, three of the actors (John Wayne, Andy Devine and John Carradine) had performed together previously in Stagecoach (1939) under the helm of director John Ford.
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The train conductor at the ending scene remarks to Ransom Stoddard that the train will be able to maintain a speed of 25mph all the way to Washington. Locomotives at the turn of the century (and later) were achieving speeds in excess of 90 mph. Considering that the closing scene is 30 or so yrs later than the main part of the film, the speed quoted is much too slow! Telephone service was already established in this mid western town as evidenced in the opening scene. The date could be well after the year 1900.
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