The Desperate Trail

Synopsis: After years of suffering under her beating husband, Sarah decides to no longer take any humiliation or battery - and kills him. For that, Marshal Speakes - her father in law - sentences her to the Gallows. During a failed hold-up on the coach she escapes - but Jack Cooper manages to snatch away the transported $2500 from her, which she would have needed to start a new life. So she follows him to get it back. Soon they have to team up against the Marshal, who wants her dead so badly, he doesn't mind breaking the law himself...
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Director(s): P.J. Pesce
Production: Turner Home Entertainment
  1 win.
93 min

What's in the box?

Something that stays with me.

Your property's safe as sin

in there, mister.


It better be, 'cause anybody so much as

thinks of those saddlebags...

And you're a dead man. Got it?


Where're you going?

I gotta water the flowers.

There's a chamber pot under the bed.

A gentleman never relieves

himself in front of a lady.

You see you a lady anywhere,

you let me know.

Don't go anywhere, please.

You was fast.

Got here as soon as I could.

Since I already paid for the night...

What do you say we have...

A little reprise?

Hey, what do you

have your clothes on for?

- How did you get in here?

- I want my money.

Well, that's an interesting

way of putting it.

- As I recall, that's Wells Fargo's money.

-Not anymore, it ain't.


It's Latin.

Loosely translated, it means:

"I stole that money fair and square."

Yeah, fancy pants?

I seem to remember you saying the

scratch belongs to the one with the gun.

In case you ain't noticed,

this Remington's staring at your face.

Well, that may be so.

But I have another gun

under this pillow here...

And it's staring at your

much more beautiful face.

Do you now?

I truly do, ma'am.

So whichever one of us gets hit first...

Tenses, pulls the trigger, then we both die.

Well, that's an interesting idea.

If you had bullets in that gun.

What'd you think I was doing

while you were in the shitter?

Swapping fingers with Miss Lorelei?

Think I'd leave that gun loaded?

I don't believe you.

Well, sir, is that a chance

you want to take?

Well, you are something, ain't you?

Now, where's my money?

It's downstairs in the safe.

Don't make me stupid.

I wouldn't wanna do that.

What is this thing?

- That's a farming implement.

- Yeah? What's it do?

It fixes the ground,

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