A disappointing big-budget western which claimed to be based on Zane Grey's 1929 novel, but resembles the 1923 silent western, THE COVERED WAGON. One of Cooper's early films, he plays the protege of Torrence and Marshall, a couple of wagon train scouts. Prior to leaving Missouri with a
cross-country train, Cooper is tossed in jail on a disturbing the peace charge. A French girl, Damita, who is crossing the country alone, joins the caravan and is persuaded by Torrence and Marshall to pose as Cooper's wife so the sheriff will release him. Meanwhile, a member of the train, Kohler,
plots an Indian attack. Cooper and Damita strike up a romance, which Torrence and Marsha...