Ford stars in this taut western as one of the soldiers defending the Alamo against Santa Ana's forces. When it is decided that the men will draw straws and the winner will try to escape to warn the soldiers' families of the impending danger, Ford is chosen and becomes the only survivor of
the massacre. When he reaches his family's home, he finds that they, too, have been slaughtered, as have all the other families. Ford is labeled a coward, having run out on the brave soldiers who gave their lives at the Alamo. Rather than defend himself, Ford remains stoical until he can find out
who is responsible for the deaths of the families. He discovers that Jory, together w...