Break of Dawn (1950)
It’s always darkest before the . . . Break of Dawn!
Steven Lyons and electrifying newcomer James Ringer star in this riveting Western from veteran director Kirk Whitehall. City boy Buck (Ringer) arrives in Appaloosa Springs an orphan after highwaymen kill his widowed mother. Buck’s new stepfather, Appaloosa’s town sheriff Jasper Westley (Lyons), has turned to alcohol upon hearing of the death of his new bride.
Together, he and the son he never wanted hatch a reckless plan to avenge her. Will their shared sense of purpose and love for her bring them together, or will their resentment for each other lead to deadly consequences in the barren desert?