One foggy night The Kid (Robert Carradine), a down at the heels singer, arrives at a seemingly abandoned saloon where he meets a stranger in a dark duster (Martin Sheen). The Kid notices The Stranger's unusual black leather gloves and asks about their origin. The Stranger then proceeds to tell him the legend of the gloves, a story which revolves around the rivalry and jealousy of two men, lightning fast shot Hopalong Cassidy and his nemesis, the mysterious man in black, Tex. Their feuding finally results in a duel, can Cassidy prove that he is still the fastest gun in the West??