Pretending death at the hands of his friend, Marshal Pat Garrett, Billy the Kid rides away to live in peace under a new name in a far away frontier town, only to run foul of ruthless empire builder Col. Morgan and his top gun Jack Slade. Billy’s the only man who can stop Morgan but he turns down the pleas of help from preacher Jericho Jones, who knows of Billy and his past, newspaper editor Elly McCloud and her romantic rival Tonya. It’s only after the preacher is shot down trying to stop Morgan’s killers that Billy straps on his guns.
In this parody of western tropes set in 1875, a powerful cattle rancher wants to get small folks’ land. Fortunately, a mysterious stranger shows up to help the meek.
Marion Warner inherits property in Navajo country controlled by ruthless Indian agent Morgan and his henchman Glendon. Because the property is a source of water in this arid country, Morgan covets it. He also covets a young Indian girl whom he has imprisoned at the agency. When Marion uses her skill with a six-shooter to help the girl escape, Morgan plots to kill her as well as swindle her out of her property.
On the lam after killing an Army captain in self-defense, John “Ringo” Baker accidentally shoots his brother Lt. Mike Baker while making his escape. Ringo finds refuge in a remote town, where local ranchers hire him to thwart a greedy land baron.
New ranch owner Frank Madden, half Indian but posing as white, arrives just as an all white jury finds the three white Shipley brothers who lynched three Indians innocent. There is soon trouble between Frank and the Shipleys who are using Frank’s land to graze their cattle. When the brother of one of the Indian victims kills a Shipley, Frank is accused and put in jail. The Shipleys then organize a lynch mob and head for the jail.
In this Western comedy, a sagebrush flim-flam man makes a career out of swindling naive settlers and pulling off the occasional train robbery. While our cowboy confidence man has learned his crooked game well, he also has a partner in crime — a talking horse.
By the turn of the 20th century, Butch Cassidy, the Sundance Kid, Billy the Kid and virtually all of the West’s legendary outlaws are either dead or in jail pending execution. Well, all, except train robber and escape artist extraordinaire, Harry Tracy. As the last survivor of the Wild Bunch, Tracy pulls off a series of profitable robberies before making his way west to Portland, Oregon, in search of Catherine Tuttle – a judge’s daughter who has captured his heart.