Destry career as a photographer's assistant is cut short when his friend and employer, Jim Logan, is murdered during a bank robbery. When a U.S. marshal asks for Destry's assistance is solving the crime, the cowpoke decides to use his reputation as an ex-convict to track down the outlaws and give the reward money to Logan's widow and children.
Did You Know?
Banking was a big business in the Old West and - after the saloon, of course - a bank was usually one of the first things built when a new town was started up... especially in those new cow towns that sprang up at the end of the cattle trails. When one of those big herds was delivered, a lot of money changed hands. Some made a career of working in quite a few different banks in different parts of the country. In most of these cases the law took an interest in their little game and ...