A grizzled veteran rancher, Wil Andersen is almost ready to embark on a big cattle drive when his crew abruptly quits to join in a gold rush. Left with no alternative, Anderson enlists the help of a group of local schoolboys. Training the youngsters to be cowboys, Andersen manages to get the drive underway, but their long journey is placed in jeopardy when the devious bandit Long Hair sets his sights on stealing the herd.
Starring John Wayne, Roscoe Lee Browne, Bruce Dern
Director Mark Rydell