It's history again according to the gospel of DeMille but it's exciting, lavish, and a great spectacle. The film is set in 1885, at the time of the Riel Rebellion in Canada, as Indians and halfbreeds unite under the leadership of McDonald, goaded by renegade Bancroft. Foster is a courageous
and by-the-book sergeant in the Mounties who is in love with Anglican nurse Carroll. Preston, Carroll's younger brother, is also a Mountie but he is hopelessly in love with Bancroft's half-breed sister, Goddard, a vixen who, though she loves Preston, is utterly loyal to her murderous father
Bancroft. Into this turbulent world rides Cooper, a Texas Ranger in search of Bancroft wh...