Aaron Claridge dies while leading his pregnant wife Marty, an East coast teacher, on the wagon trail to the West. Destitute and unprotected, she accepts a marriage of convenience with widower Clark Davis to help raise his brat daughter Missie all winter, in spring he's prepared to pay for her return. Missie is hostile to 'mother substitute', but as the months pass Clark achieves a rapprochement.
Marriage was the deal. Love was the surprise.
Did You Know?
The dress that Marty cut to make a new dress for Missy is one of her own, although they are pretending it is Missy's mother's dress. That is why Missy was talking to it and her mother while touching the dress. It had been over two years since the first Mrs. Davis died. Mr. Davis would probably have gotten rid of them. Also, the trunk where Missy pulled out the dress was where Marty's trunk was placed by Clark when she had first arrived. That is where it was sitting when Marty was pulling out dresses and talking with Missy as she sat on her own bed. See more
The covered wagon in the opening shot has safety chains that are chrome plated - a process not invented until well into the 20th century. See more
My husband Aaron loved me so much that it spilled over and made a baby.
What spilled over?
What is it?
Followed by Love Finds a Home