The story of an Unstoppable Female Marshall, Love and Redemption.
US Marshal Kate Cooper must outwit, out gun the Bandit’s Robbery. Kate miraculously rallies a band of crack-shot women. Distracted, she almost misses Cole Younger’s HEIST during the Montana Gold Strike. Based on an UNTOLD STORY.
Production Companies: Mania Entertainment LLC
Producers: Dana Blanchard, Nuala Quinn-Barton.
Contact: Nuala Quinn-Barton
Writer: Dana Blanchard
Bang! A volley of bullets pierce a canvas tent. Inside, U.S.Marshall KATE COOPER scrambles–up boots on – a firm grip her Winchester rifle. It’s a cold Montana morning, Kate’s a twenty-something loner, femme fatale and the first female U.S. Marshal. Outside the tent her Winchester bags two gunslingers. Her killers have come from hernemesis, high strung BELLE STARR, the notorious “Bandit Queen”. The twin brothers fancy-cock MITCHUM HARDIN and fun-loving ROBERT HARDIN are on Kate’s trail. Belle ditches off her Black Stallion in anger, it once was Kate’s.
Belle’s act on Kate continues until notorious thirty-year-old heartthrob, COLE YOUNGER puts a halt to it. Cole’s a former member of Jesse James’ crew. Now he avoids gunplay, has turned over a new leaf, and his focus is on a high-stakes-heist.
Dodging bullets – Kate catches one in her-side, realizes she cannot always work alone; she prays for help. Her hunters have ridden off. A Black stallion appears to take Kate to Helena. This puts a stop to Kate’s fishing/hunting trip in Montana. After the attack, a telegram assigns her to stop a Gold Heist, it ain’t easy.
Belle has intercepted the telegram from the US Marshal’s office in Texas, ordering Kate to Helena to protect the Iron Rock Armory. MONTANA is bleeding GOLD. The famous Gold Rush is in full flush, and as quickly as fortunes are made, the government trades them US paper money, another swindle.
Cole Younger rides to Missoula to telegram for a locksmith, architect, and engineer for the Heist out of Iron Rock Armory. As a distraction Belle leads the Gunslingers by shooting up the town. Cole fools everyone, even Belle!
Cole’s target for this one last great heist is: The Armory in Helena. Of course, things would be a lot simpler if Cole and Kate were strangers. Unfortunately, they have an enduring “first love” romantic history from their teens that precedes the wide fork in the road of their respective careers. It clouds their hearts and annoys the hell out of Belle who won’t play second fiddle; she wants Kate dead and forgotten, and Cole all for herself.
In Helena, Kate makes a dramatic entrance in the Chinatown district, tumbling unconscious from her horse. Kate’s good fortune by prayer is scooped up by thoughtful, educated, alert Chinese couple, London-born gunsmith SIDNEY LAU and his clever resourceful wife DR.VERA LAU, an expert herbalist, and State Legislator. The couple are staunch allies of Montana’s bid for statehood, wary of Cole’s dangerous greed and increasingly protective of Kate.
Texas Ranger COLORADO SMITH, good lookin’, rides tall-in-the- saddle tracks is on the outskirts of Helena at Gooseberry Ranch, gold camp. Colorado brushes into CALAMITY JANE, longtime friend of WILD BILL HICKOCK, frontiers woman, drinker; accurate shooter and raconteur. The encounter causes a spirit change; she stops drinking and living as a $5 whore.
Colorado gets a telegram; ‘detachment is massacred, no troops available’. As the lone ranger he prays for assistance. Colorado rides his horse showboating around Helena. He sees Kate, and flirts. She considers him a showoff. We’ll see if two hopeful US Officers, relying on faith, can get the job done?
Sufficiently recovered, Kate’s leaving the telegraph office in Helena when romantically challenged Colorado rides up serenading her unaware of her identity. Bandits eager to extinguish lawmen aim a rifle at distracted Colorado’s back. Sharp-eyed Kate saves his life but loses respect for the ranger’s awkward response to her heroism.
Later, they are forced to work together; it does not go well. The Armory will be plucked clean of weaponry on Colorado’s watch. The unlucky Texas Ranger carries a clueless torch for Kate until HARLEY HART extinguishes it with patient affection and her facility with firearms. Colorado finds consolation and a sharpshooter in Harley; she has Colorado’s back when the chips are down.
ANNIE OAKLEY (best shot in America), MANY HORSES (daughter of Sitting Bull); heed the call. They ride from the Buffalo Cody Wild West Show to Helena. In the Silver Dollar Annie Oakley and Many Horses pull Colorado’s heart-strings over bar-talk. He keeps his eye on Kate’s and Calamity’s poker game with five gunslingers. Annie points out that Kate has her eyes set on a poker player Robert Hardin (Mitchum’s twin). Frustrated, Colorado drinks. Suddenly Kate stands, face scrunched, the disguise dress drops to the floor, her two pearl handled Colts come out blazing, and she kills all five. Calamity and Kate storm out to Iron Rock Armory, Colorado, Annie and Many Horses follow. Silver Dollar singer Harley (Two-gun) Hart and Texas Jack (Cleaned up Dodge City with Wyatt Earp) heed the call to join Kate.
As the heist draws near, Kate and Cole renew their romance while swimming in a creek. Later, Kate sneaks up on Cole in his hotel room to seize a bittersweet last-minute rendezvous before all hell breaks loose. It’s obvious that the two share a taste for danger and love on the edge. They know that one of them will lose in this heist. The vicious gang led by Belle are bent on the Armory’s treasure. At the threat of the greed-driven, destiny-altering robbery, something flips. Smoke signals send warnings and attract assistance.
Sidney Lau is the conduit for a miraculous assemblage of seven gunwomen to STOP the Gold HEIST. A prayer from Colorado resurrects a legendary gunfighter, Lance Fabian who charges the Five gunslingers, like a man ready to die with a COLT in each hand.
Kate, Chey, Annie Oakley, Stagecoach Mary, Calamity Jane, Harley, and Many Horses are in a gunfire battle to stop Belle Starr with her eighteen gunmen attack on the town.
Meanwhile unbeknownst to anyone, Cole’s Underground Heist commences. Finally, Kate and Lance make the discovery, and it’s a Mexican Stand-off.
Will Love or Bullets prevail?
.Based on an UNTOLD STORY.