Guns of Powder River by Jerry Robbins | Script Revolution

Guns of Powder River

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A U.S. Marshal and his cohorts survive Indians and outlaws as they lead a party of women and children on a dangerous journey to California.
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Two women and their children arrive in small-town Clearmont, Wyoming for supplies before their long journey to California. John Bishop, U.S. Marshal, warns them of the dangers ahead--rugged terrain, Sioux warriors and the outlaw, Joe Garret, with his bloodthirsty band of thieves.

The women are determined to press onward before the onset of winter, so Bishop insists on escorting the party through the hostile territory, accompanied by Sheriff Ed Mitchell with his wife Etta, and Doc Harrington, the town physician and best shot in the territory. Deep into the wilderness, a Sioux war party attacks, but Bishop is always one step ahead, keeping them at bay.

As they close in, another group of riders attack and disband the Indians, but their leader turns out to be the infamous Joe Garret who wants their wagons, their supplies--and their women. The next morning, they discover that one of the children has been kidnapped. Outnumbered, but with a calm determination that defines the marshal, he leads the group on a daring rescue.

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Finalist - Best Screenplay Wild Bunch Film Festival, 2020

Submitted: April 30, 2020
Last Updated: October 6, 2020

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The Writer: Jerry Robbins

JERRY ROBBINS Screenplays Catch the Bullet (Western) Post-production. Feifer Worldwide (Best Feature Screenplay – Wild Bunch Film Festival.) The Legend of Lake Hollow (Horror) Pre-production, Penumbra Entertainment. Christmas At Exit 24 (Romcom) Under Option Climb (Animated holiday musical) Academy Nicholls Fellowship Quarterfinalist, Best Screenplay Hollywood Int’l Motion Picture Festival, Best Screenplay Crown Wood Int’l. Film Festival, Best Screenplay Sunny Side Up Festival, Official Selection - Finish Line, Finalist at Lonely Seal Film Festival. Script coverage: Double Recommend - (Screenplay Gurus). Under Shop Agreement with Urban Elephant Media They Beckon (Horror) Official Selection... Go to bio

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