After the Civil War, conman Quince Drew and his black friend Jason O'Rourke devise a scheme to swindle people. Quince claims that Jason is his slave and sells him to gullible buyers. Afterwards, Jason, who is a free man from Chicago, runs away and re-joins Quince at an arranged location. There they split the money and travel to another town ripe with suckers. However, the scam can only last so many times before the townsfolk smartens up to the con. Posses of outraged citizens search for them for a good hanging. After Quince and Jason narrowly avoid being caught by a posse, they are arrested in the wilderness at gunpoint by Prudy Jenkins, Sheriff Jenkins' daughter. Prudy is attractive but she also is tomboyish, stubborn and enthused about hanging outlaws. Sheriff Jenkins actually believes his daughter to be crazy in the head and therefore unable to rope herself a husband. Prudy arrests Quince and Jason on suspicion of being the vicious killers who recently robbed the stagecoach and ...
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The life we lead! In and out of jail...in and out of trouble. On the verge of being killed all the time.
Yeah. Well, when you put it like that, it doesn't sound so bad, does it?
Version of Skin Game