Synopsis by Eleanor Mannikka
Set in an isolated, snow-covered town in the far West, this story has a renegade army officer named Jack Bruhn (Burl Ives) and his henchmen riding into the town threatening their worst to the men and women there. Blaise Starrett (Robert Ryan) decides to agree to Bruhn's demands for someone knowledgeable to lead them away from the law and the town, to safety. Mortally wounded himself, Bruhn opts to take Starrett up on his offer in one last act of generosity toward the townspeople, sparing them the mayhem threatened by his men.
bad-guy, battle [war], community, conflict, cowboy, gangster, good-guy, group, killing, leader, mountains, outlaw [Western], ranch, rape, renegade, savage, settler, shoot-out, snowstorm, soldier, town, townspeople, weapons