Laying on the Missouri-Arkansas border, the neutral Border City, its female mayor and city council, take no side in the ongoing Civil War and they're prepared to hang any troublemaker, Yankee or Confederate, who stirs the townsfolk up.
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During the Civil War, Border City is a town laying on the Missouri-Arkansas border at the base of the Ozark mountains.Despite its closeness to the North-South conflict, Border City professes its neutrality and fiercely imposes a 8 mile limit to any belligerent army.Young Sally Maris is arriving into Border City, from the East Coast, on the stagecoach, at the request of her brother who runs a saloon and hotel in town.Uppon approaching Border City, the stagecoach is stopped by a small Union Army patrol and passengers are checked out.The patrol commander offers to escort the stagecoach into town but on the way they are attacked by Quantrill's Raiders who kill the Union soldiers.The Raiders escort the stagecoach into town themselves.Among the Raiders are the James brothers, Charles Quantrill himself and Kate Quantrill, his wife.The town of Border City dislikes having these Raiders within the city limits and the mayor decides to send for the Union forces in order to rid Border City of the ...Written by
The immortal silent movie's director Allan Dwann still alive in talked movies and made a outstanding and prolific career with more than 400 movies, probably never will be surpassed nowadays,this western wasn't any kind of forgotten gem or something like that,just a different kind,where the women are the major stars,Joan Leslie as new Saloon's owner,Audrey Totter as a evil and bitter Quantrill's wife and Nina Varela as the City's Mayor,all them strong and powerful,the story is usual settled during the civil war!!
First watch: 2017 / How many: 1 / Source: DVD / Rating: 7
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