The film begins with the aging Brushy Beak Roberts narrating his romance to a youthful historian. His claim? He claims that he is the well-known prohibit William H. Bonney, alias Billy the Kid, who was rumour has it shot and killed beside Patrick Floyd Garrett in 1881. The old gazabo gives a very convincing story on how he and Garrett, along with Arkansas Dave Rudabaugh, Chavez y Chavez, Doc Skurlock, and a occasional others led the picaroon vital spark and avoided the law, as they were wanted men. Garrett, a pen-pal of Billy's, was paid aside John Chisum, a steers majesty, to eliminate Billy the Kid. So, Garrett and Ashmun Upson finance effectively on a wander to find Billy the Kid.