1971 · Burbank, CA
Based on a story by Steven W. Carabatsos. A key Western vigilante film, John Benedict (Holden) leads a peaceful life on his ranch until a gang of Comanche Indians, led by a white man, murders his family and trashes his home. He assembles his own posse of ruthless outlaws (guns-for-hire) to help him enact sweet revenge on the murderers.
Shot on location in Mexico.
Red titled wrappers, noted as Final Draft on the front wrapper, and production No. 5008, dated January 5, 1971, with a credit for screenwriter Mayes. Title page present, dated January 5, 1971, noted as FINAL DRAFT, with a credit for screenwriter Mayes. 143 leaves, with last page of text numbered 134. Mechanical duplication, with blue, light blue, and pink revision pages throughout, dated variously between 1/18/71 and 3/16/71. Pages and wrapper Near Fine, bound internally with three gold brads.
Hardy, p. 341. Pitts 3402. (Inventory #: 137443)