A naive couple and a child arrive to the town on the way to San Antonio, Texas to buy a farm there. There is a poker game between the richest men in the region. The man cannot resist it and though he is a very bad poker player, enters the game betting all the money of his family. In the climax of the game he suffers a heart-attack. His wife then takes his place in the table. That's the only way of recovering their savings. But there is a little problem. Can anybody explain her how to play poker? Written by
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plays a character named Henry Drummond. In 1988 he would play a character with the same name in the completely unrelated TV movie version of Inherit the Wind
(1960). See more
Sam Rhine says that The five richest men in the territory are in the back room playing for blood. At the time the movie is set, circa 1880, Texas had been a state for about 40 years. See more
Now look, mister, the first rule of the game of poker, whether you're playing eastern or western rules, or the kind they play at the North Pole, is put up or shut up!
Ma Blushin' Rosie (Ma Posie Sweet)
From the Broadway musical "Fiddle-Dee-Dee" (1900)
Written by Edgar Smith
and John Stromberg
Performed by Marilyn Powell See more