Synopsis by Hal Erickson
Three Desperate Women is the working title for the TV movie Desperate Women; the original title is utilized throughout in a ballad heard on the movie's soundtrack. The women of the title (or both titles) are played by Susan St. James, Ronee Blakely and Anne Dusenberry. During the Civil War, our three heroines escape from prison. They spend the first half of the film being pursued by the law, outlaws and Indians. The film then shifts gears as the girls plan to pilfer a gold shipment. Dan Hagerty and Max Gail also star as, respectively, the good and bad guy. Desperate Women premiered on October 27, 1978.
gangster, on-the-run, outlaw [Western], woman