One of the new Westerns, in which a more thoughtful story and more complex characterisations have been added to the normal fine, Technicolored, scenic backgrounds and sequences of explosive action. But this one rather fails in never making any but the villain's character emerge with the impact that was so obviously intended. Brave settler Howard Keel fighting roaring bandit Anthony Quinn — and a more complex struggle between the bandit's odd half-brother Robert Taylor and the settler's lovely wife, Ava Gardner. 1
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