An evil judge is the mastermind behind a smuggling ring. When one of the judge's henchmen is killed, Stony is framed for the murder. His only way of escape is to fake his own death.
John Wayne took on the role of heroic cowboy Stony Brooke in this exciting entry in the "Mesquiteers" film series. This time, Stony and his pals, Tucson Smith and Lullaby Joslin, are out to stop a gang of outlaws who want to smuggle poison gas into Mexico. When the villains kill a Secret Service agent, Stony is mistaken for the culprit. Now it's up to Stony and his buddies to catch the bad guys and clear his name...
The role of Stony Brooke was previously played by Bob Livingston.