This was the first of the two costume swashbucklers Lancaster starred in for the production company he formed with Harold Hecht. Lancaster is a mountain man in medieval Lombardy whose wife has left him and their son to become the mistress of Allenby, commander of the Hessian mercenaries
who occupy the region. When she decides she wants her son back, Allenby sends soldiers to kidnap the boy. Lancaster is wounded fighting them, but when he recovers he kidnaps Allenby's niece, Mayo, who falls in love with her captor. Allenby announces that he will hang a number of hostages if
Lancaster does not surrender and return Mayo, so Lancaster does so and is imprisoned under se...