Plot & Details
This drama is based on the true story of a Mexican immigrant and his wife, who travel to California during the Gold Rush of 1849. Their only friend in the area is an army captain. They are taunted by a group of racist miners, and the wife is raped and murdered. The husband swears revenge, rounds up a group of men, and conducts raids on mining camps in search of the murderers, becoming a successful gambler along the way. The army captain is forced to kill him when the raids get too wild.
- Genre(s): Westerns
- Run Time: 107min.
- Distributor(s): Warner Brothers
- Director(s): George Sherman
- Starring: Jeffrey Hunter , Arthur Kennedy , Diana Lorys , Sara Lezana , Roberto Camardiel
- Themes: Race Relations,Out For Revenge
- Tone: Confrontational,Disturbing,Tense
- Keywords: gold, killing, racism, family-member, gambling, immigrant, mining-camp, rape, revenge, survivor
- Language: English