Considering the writing and perfoming talents involved here, this should have been a fascinating action-adventure film. Unfortunately what sprang from Kulik's inept direction is a confused, overlong, watered-down mess that most of the creative participants disowned. In Mexico in 1912,
American pilot Mitchum smuggles guns from Texas to counterrevolutionary captain Wolff, who is battling General Huerta (Lom) and his underling, Pancho Villa (Brynner). Mitchum's plane is damaged on one trip, and he waits in a Mexican village for it to be repaired. During his wait, Mitchum witnesses
a vicious attack by Wolff and his men on the village, which is suspected to be sympathet...