A heavy and almost unnecessary ending hurts this decent no-name western. Larsen is a young man who has to turn to crime, almost forced to do so because of his mother's outlaw reputation. (The real-life Belle Starr actually did have a son, Ed Reed, who was suspected of shooting his mother
in the back; she also had a daughter, Pearl, believed to have been fathered by outlaw Cole Younger--see BELLE STARR'S DAUGHTER, 1947.) He is recruited by underhanded sheriff Healey to help in a robbery. Larsen goes along with the plan because he wants to find out who set him up the year before.
During the robbery, the sheriff's cronies turn on him and try to put him away. But Larse...