Ride the High Wind (1965)

Genres - Adventure, Crime  |   Run Time - 77 min.  |   Countries - South Africa   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Sandra Brennan

The quest for a fortune gold bullion provides the impetus for this adventuresome crime drama set in Southwestern Africa. It all begins with a plane crash. The pilot barely survives. When he awakens he sees that he is near an abandoned, wreck of a wagon. He ends up taken in by a couple who talk about the wagon and its mysterious cargo. Soon after the pilot's return to Johannesburg, he finds that the wagon is purported to have been filled with gold. Excited, he, and others, including his son and his son's girl friend, return to the location and begin their search. Unfortunately, the couple who rescued him lie in wait and take them all hostage. For the second time in the story, the wife attempts to seduce the pilot and was with the first time, the pilot says no. Realizing that she was wrong to have done that, the repentant wife frees the captives, an act that costs her life. Later, the searchers find the treasure, but unfortunately, things are not as they seem to be and violence ensues.



desert, attack, barnstorming, cave, crash, gold, maniac, search, seduction, shoot-out, survivor, treasure, accident, plans, wagon, weapons