Gene Autry attempts to arrange that both the Indians and ranchers, scheduled to be driven from their land by Mesa City’s mew aqueduct, benefit from the deal, which is opposed by town banker Mason. Mason stirs up the Indians against Gene but, with help from school teacher Carol, Gene is able to expose Mason’s schemes.
The Army wants the ranchers land and the Borax plant for their maneuvers. Stevenson is dissatisfied with their offer for the plant and has his men blowing up ranches making it look like the work of the Army.
Kiss of Fire (1955) Joseph M. Newman, Jack Palance, Barbara Rush, Rex Reason, Adventure, History, Western
Just after the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln asks two former enemies–a Union officer and a former Confederate–to drive a herd of cattle from Texas to Kansas, to help feed civilians who are short of food.
Traveling incognito to a once-peaceful valley now torn by a murderous conflict between two ranchers, U.S. Marshals Nevada Jack McKenzie and Sandy Hopkins find the dead body of Zane Jenkins, killed by gunman Slade Burnette.