PG | | Drama, Western
In 19th-century Oklahoma, two teen girls who love stories about outlaws, are on a quest to meet and join up with them. They find a shadow of a former gang and although disappointed, still try to help them escape from a vigorous Marshal.
The cast and crew were filming at John Wayne's ranch in Durango, Mexico, when it was announced that the veteran star had died in Los Angeles. They held a one-minute silence in his honor.
When Bill Doolin hands a shotgun shell to the kid who wants to watch the approach to the town for him, he hands him a standard red 12-gauge shotgun shell that any 12-gauge owner today would know well, but it was only in the late 1960s that manufacturers began using a color-coding scheme, originally red for 12-gauge, gold for 20-gauge. In 1890s Oklahoma it would not have been the color shown on screen.
Having been discarded by its distribution company, Universal Pictures, the movie has only received one English-language video issue since it arrived in theaters c. 1981: a UK release on Picture Time Video. This version is truncated by 7 minutes; instead of the full 95-minute cut, the film runs only 88 minutes.
$115,679 26 April 1981