Robbing banks, holding up stagecoaches: that's the life Jake Wade left behind when he put on a badge, found himself a pretty fiancÃ©e and set his path on the straight and narrow. But not yet. Wade's outlaw partner resurfaces to take the lawman and his girl captive, forcing them into a trek to recover the loot Wade buried long ago - and plunging captors and captives into the violent heart of Comanche territory.
John Sturges (The Great Escape) directs, continuing his string of rugged, character-driven tales of action. Robert Taylor and Richard Widmark deliver vivid contrasts as the resolute hero and the depraved desperado. And the snowcapped Sierras provide towering backdrops for the mounting clash of wills.