Thrilling western adventure chronicles the rivalry between two railroad lines competing to be the first to cross the Rocky Mountains. A former U.S. Cavalry officer (Edmond O'Brien), now working for the Denver and Rio Grande company, engages in a brutal battle with his unscrupulous Canyon City and San Juan counterpart (Sterling Hayden) to see who can get their tracks laid down first. Dean Jagger, Laura Elliott, Lyle Bettger also star. 90 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English.