It's 1882 on the Barbary Coast. Charlie Malloy aka the Dirtwater Fox, makes his living cheating at cards. His latest venture however is stealing $40,000 from a bunch of outlaws. Bluebird, a saloon performer and prostitute, wants an easy life. When a Mormon, Josiah Widdicombe, comes to town, Bluebird has the idea that being the seventh wife of a Mormon would be a good life - she only has to work once every seven days. She steals Malloy's bag with the money, unaware of the amount inside. She only wants enough to buy a dress to masquerade as a duchess for Widdicombe. The ruse works. On Bluebird's way to Salt Lake City, Malloy catches up with her. Although Bluebird still has every intention of becoming a Mormon wife, the two decide to partner on the scheme of Mormon riches. All the while, the outlaws are on their tail after their $40,000. Written by
Once upon a time, If the rustlers didn't get you, the hustlers did.
Did You Know?
The film's raunchy language may have been toned down in post-production to prevent an R rating. After the stagecoach crashes, Goldie Hawn
has two lines ("I had to look like a *blue-nosed* duchess" and "It's still there in the *lousy* bottom") neither of which match up with her lip movements. See more
Referenced in Rewind This!
Written by Sammy Cahn
, Melvin Frank
& Charles Fox See more