Ron and Beth Pearson join the wagon train to travel to Denver. Beth is a twin copy of Ranie Webster who was Major Adams one true love before the war but who refused to marry him. She died in Arizona after the Major found her. Major Adams courts Beth much to the dismay of her son Ron. Beth is concerned that Adams is still thinking of her as Ranie but the issue seems to fade away. When she is thrown from a wagon and paralyzed, Adams and Ron stay with her while the wagon train goes on led by Hawks. However, when the members of the train are told by Ron Adams is gone, they refuse to move until he rejoins them. Ron and Beth rejoin the train with her suspended by ropes. Adams is exhausted and when she starts to recover, he is so dazed he calls her Ranie unleashing the truth that he thinks of her as Ranie - not Beth. Written by
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It is clear that part of Ward Bond's dialogue is dubbed by another actor. It includes narrative he provides and at least one outdoor scene. See more