Kay Kingsley, a sophisticated and successful songwriter in New York City. falls in love with a widowed rancher, Chris Heyward, she meets at the Madison Square Garden Rodeo and they get married, and leave for his ranch in the west. Her friends warn her of an early disillusionment with life on a ranch, far away from the glitter and bright lights of Broadway. Kay makes one difficulty adjustment after another, as the ranch is presided over by Chris's kids, and an incident occurs with a neighbor that prompts Kay to return to her glamorous life in New York. But she soon finds her heart is with Chris and his children. Written by
Les Adams <firstname.lastname@example.org>
How Wild can the West be?
Did You Know?
Co-stars Fred MacMurray and William Demarest would be reunited many years later on the long-running TV series "My Three Sons" (1960). See more
Opening scene takes place in a rodeo arena somewhere outside Manhattan, but surrounding terrain of flat dusty land, palm trees and mountains is obviously someplace in the West. See more
I'm telling you, Orvie. There's a woman.
Why you telling me? Why don't you tell her?
[Shrugs it off
Ah. Sure would like to meet her though.
Well, don't sit perched up there like an old barn owl. Just walk up and introduce yourself. That's what I always and it never missed.
Oh, you can't do that to a city woman.
The heck you can't.
The Old Chisholm Trail
Music and lyrics by Woody Guthrie
Sung briefly by Irene Dunne
and Fred MacMurray
in their car See more