R | | Crime, Drama, Romance
An ex-army scout is hired by ranchers to kill cattle rustlers but he gets into trouble with the corrupt local officials when he kills a boy.
This was William Wiard's only feature film directing credit.
Sam, I never did see such a pasty-faced bunch of marshals.
The rifle Steve McQueen uses in the film is a Winchester Model 1876, stated to be chambered in .45-60 Winchester, however, the rifle was actually chambered in .45-75 Winchester. The real life Tom Horn carried a Winchester Model 1894 chambered in .30-30 Winchester.
UK cinema and video versions were cut by 39 secs by the BBFC to remove a horse-fall and to edit a scene of a man's head being blasted during a gunfight. The 2006 DVD release restores some cuts and is only missing 6 secs of the horse-fall.
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