Skeptical of President Polk's motives in opening up the Oregon territory, New York journalist Fred MacMurray signs on with a wagon train for some first-hand investigation. When the party is waylaid and threatened with massacre by hostile Indians, he might have wished he called a stringer! Gloria Talbott, Henry Hull, John Carradine co-star. 86 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo.