It’s Tulsa, Oklahoma at the start of the oil boom and Cherokee Lansing’s rancher father is killed in a fight with the Tanner Oil Company. Cherokee plans revenge by bringing in her own wells with the help of oil expert Brad Brady and childhood friend Jim Redbird.
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The excellent visual effects and rousing action sequences are reason enough to discover this neglected gem but its Susan Hayward's performance here that makes this something special. Hayward is a cattle man's daughter who first gets into the oil business for revenge before letting greed take over her purpose.