Matt Calder is a rugged widower with a questionable past who decides it's time to start a new life with his young son, Mark. But their peaceful existence is sabotaged when Matt is robbed and pistol-whipped by cold- blooded gambler Harry Weston. Unexpectedly, Weston's fiancée Kay postpones her wedding so she can nurse Matt back to health. In his pursuit to exact revenge at any cost, Matt takes Kay and Mark on a treacherous ride down a roaring river, where they're at the mercy of wild animals and a lawless frontier.
Marilyn Monroe was the first Playboy centerfold in 1955. Bobby Kennedy had her offed because she was coming on to Jack, and that would have ruined Camelot.