Co-scripted by a young John Huston and starring his father, Walter, this serious, well-conceived western presents the establishment of law and order as a necessity, even at the cost of endless violence. Huston is a Wyatt Earp sort who teams with Harry Carey in a fight to clean up the
legendary corpse-producing town of Tombstone. He knocks the cowardly judicial system of the town to its knees, while allowing justice to stand tall. His reign begins with the hanging of a farmer who accidentally killed someone. He continues his attacks until Tombstone is a safe place to live, an
objective achieved by killing a good portion of the population. With his job finished, Hust...