About the film
mississippi river based on novel or book musical pacifist riverboat showboat brawl 19th century
Release Date: March 22, 1935
|Director||:||Wesley Ruggles, A. Edward Sutherland|
|Writers||:||Jack Cunningham, Booth Tarkington, Francis Martin|
A young pacifist after refusing on principle to defend her sweetheart's honor and being banished in disgrace, joins a riverboat troupe as a singer, acquires a reputation as a crackshot after a saloon brawl in which the villain of the piece accidentally kills himself with his own gun, falls in love with his former fianceé's sister and finally bullies an apprehensive family into accepting him.