When his cattle drivers abandon him for the gold fields, rancher Wil Andersen is forced to take on a collection of young boys as his drivers in order to get his herd to market in time to avoid financial disaster. The boys learn to do a man's job under Andersen's tutelage; however, neither Andersen nor the boys know that a gang of cattle thieves is stalking them.
- Genres: Adventure, Drama, Western
- Actors: John Wayne, Bruce Dern, Roscoe Lee Browne, Colleen Dewhurst
- Director: Mark Rydell
- Country: USA