Spencer Tracy takes a break from his typical good guy roles to play the tyrannical cattle baron Matt Devereaux in this intense Old West drama. Matt isn't going to win "Father of the Year" and the family has its issues, just ask Joe, his only son of mixedethnicity who is treated badly by all his brothers. But Joe is the only one who loves dad, so when Matt breaks the law, he takes the rap for him and spends three years in jail. When he is released, Joe finds that his brothers have driven their father intoa fatal stroke. Will Joe finally turn against his brothers and go for revenge?