The star of this film, John Clark Gable, was the only child of Clark Gable (and fifth wife Kay). Young John distinguished himself on the racing circuit before venturing into film acting with this film, a metaphysical western curio.
J.T. Coleman (John Clark Gable), B.D. Sweetman (James Brolin), and July (Richard Roundtree) are itinerant 1881 cowpokes who encounter Virgilio Segura (Pepe Serna), a hunted desperado who begs for a horse, even though he's walking beside a fine steed. Segura admits to being a cohort of Billy the
Kid, who has just been gunned down in Monterey, and the horse, which may have been the Kid's own mount, allows no rider on it except Coleman, ...