BREAKHEART PASS is a western mystery that never flags from the opening sequence to the closing credits. If you don't like Bronson, however, forget this movie because he's in virtually every frame of it. Ireland (Bronson's real-life late wife) is the so-called romantic interest (he
eventually goes off without her at the conclusion). Bronson is an undercover agent after a murderous gang. Most of the action occurs on a magnificent old train. Bodies are tossed off the train, cars come loose, there's an epidemic that really isn't, a cabal between cowboys and Indians attempts to
defeat the Army--in fact, there are more twists than a politician's speech. MacLean wrote the...