John Wayne, Ray “Crash” Corrigan and Max Terhune star as “The Three Mesquiteers” (sort of like a precursor to The Three Amigos I guess) who come to the aid of a gold miner whose claim is in jeopardy of being stolen by a couple of no-goodniks who are in cahoots with a bunch of crooked lawmen and corrupt town officials.
Despite being pretty by the numbers (
Speaking of a herd, I don’t remember ever seeing a stampede in this movie (I’m not sure this even took place in
This was the 19th Mesquiteer movie (there were over FORTY Mesquiteer movies in all, the first being in 1936) and the third to star
Wayne and director George Sherman were still working together as late as 1971 when the pair made Big Jake. Corrigan later paid the rent by playing gorillas in many a jungle picture.