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
Miguel A. Andrade <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Rule of the game: you must sit in from the beginning! And it's the wildest poker game in the west!
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Did You Know?
The songs in the final scenes, "Ma Blushin' Rosie (Ma Posie Sweet)" and "Hello, Ma Baby" (aka "Telephone Rag") were both written around 1899-1900, whereas the action in the film takes place around 1880. See more
Sparrow the Stagedriver
I wouldn't play poker with Henry Drummond if his back was to a mirror! Even if I had the money!
Referenced in Trading Partners
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