Sancho, a Mexican outlaw visits his old haunts and is recognized by Sheriff Armstrong. The recognition being mutual, Sancho quickly makes his escape pursued by the sheriff. Sancho lays in wait for his pursuer, lassos and drags him from his horse, sending him back home a sadder but wiser man. Two weeks later Sancho crosses the Mexican border into California and under the name of Pedro applies for work on the De Guerra ranch. Dave Carlton, manager of the De Guerra ranch, pleads his cause and is accepted by his employer's daughter, the pretty Olivetta. Sancho tries to make love to Olivetta, but is repulsed. While sending out invitations to the betrothal festivities, Carlton invites his old friend, Sheriff Armstrong, to join them in their merry-making. A week later the festival takes place. Armstrong arriving with other guests sees Sancho among the men. Telling Dave that he is a notorious bandit a plan is laid to effect his capture, but the alert Mexican foils them and makes his escape. ...
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