Barely historical presentation of the life of Jim Bowie. Here he goes to New Orleans to sell lumber but falls in love with Judalon. To match his rivals he must become sophisticated and does so. By the time he sells the mill, starts a plantation and tries to wed Jedualon the woman has wed playboy Phillipe. Along the way to true wisdom he designs a special knife made from part of a meteorite. Written by
Ed Stephan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
JIM BOWIE...a man with his name on a knife - and a woman with a weapon all her own!
Did You Know?
"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on December 28, 1954 with Virginia Mayo
reprising her film role. See more
The knife-maker claims the meteorite he found is made of steel. Steel is a man-made substance using iron and carbon. Metallic meteorites contain an iron-nickel alloy. See more
Ma...I killed a man.
Did he need killin'?
About as much as any man ever did.
Referenced in The Red Balloon