John Marley (Roy Starr)B.J. Thomas (Jocko)Robby Benson (Jory Walden)Claudio Brook (Ethan Walden)Patricia Aspíllaga (Carmelita Starr)Brad Dexter (Jack)Benny Baker (Frank Jordan)Todd Martin (John Barron)Quintín Bulnes (Walker)Carlos Cortés (Logan)John Kelly (Thatcher)Anne Lockhart (Dora)Ted Markland (Cpl. Hap Evans)Linda Purl (Amy Barron)Eduardo López Rojas (Cookie)Betty Sheridan (Mrs. Frank Jordan)Howard Hesseman (Santa Rosa Bartender)
Jory is a fifteen-year-old boy who joins a horse-drive after his father is killed by a drunkard. The drive's leader and a likable cowhand take the boy under their wing, and find that tragedy has taught him how to take care of himself better than anyone could expect.