The Lawless Breed

Synopsis: Released from jail, John Wesley Hardin leaves an account of his life with the local newspaper. It tells of his overly religious father, his resulting life of cards and guns, and his love for his step-sister replaced on her death during a gun fight with that for dance-hall girl Rosie.
Genre: Western
Director(s): Raoul Walsh
Production: Universal International Pictur
83 min

I could hear it in the house.

Your brother's going away, Joe.

It might be best that he does.

I guess it's the only thing you can do,


Pa just don't understand you.

Jane! Joe!

Come in the house.

You better go now.

Good luck, Wes.

You didn't answer

my question, Wes.

I'll be back for you, Jane.

I'll be waiting.


Goodbye, Wes.



Who is it?

Wes Hardin.

Hello, Preacher's Boy.

Evening, Rosie.

Anyone see you come into town?


Sure no Yankee soldiers saw you?

They couldn't see a white barn

if it was in front of them.

Well, if they knew

we were open after dark,

they'd throw a lock on the door.

Hello, Preacher's Boy.

Hi, Gus.

Out after dark

in a place like this?

If the Yankees don't get you,

the devil will.

I reckon I can take good care

of the Yankees, Gus,

but the devil will be

busy with you.

Marv, I'm back again.


How much for the law books?

Same as last time.

I don't want a loan,

I want to sell them.

How about $10?

That's a lot of law for $10.

The books are worth 50.


Give him $30.

Give you $20.

Make it $25, you piker.

You stay on your own side

of the fence.

I'll give you $20.


Make yourself a lawyer.

Now that you're

in the law business, Marv,

maybe you can start collecting some

of these bad debts around here.

I sure will, as soon

as I read up on it.

And what are you gonna do, Wes?

Gonna get me a farm,

buy me some stock,

breed the best horses in Texas.

And you figure you can

get it faster this way

if you're lucky.

Maybe I'm lucky.

Who knows?

Sit in.

What are you looking for?

How to collect I.O.U.'s

with interest.

You know what interest means?

Yes and no. It's...

There are a lot of different

kinds of interest, Marv. Yeah?

Yeah, you take me for instance.

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