Milquetoast E.J. Hardacre, told he has three months to live by a crackpot healer, meets a beautiful girl, quits his job and travels to Dodge with dreams of going to California. Plans change when he tries to protect the girl from an old boyfriend and his time may be up sooner than he thought.
Did You Know?
This is the final appearance of three for Angela Clarke
, who plays Mrs. Crabbe, the boarding house owner. She continued acting until 1986, and she passed away December 16, 2010 at 101 years of age. See more
After Elwood buys a jackknife for the little boy, Matt is seen walking by a poster advertising Kitchen Queen Baking Soda, a real product of the early 1900s. Kitchen Queen filed papers as a for-profit corporation in the State of Texas on 31 January 1898 (too late to be available in the series' time frame). It was discontinued in the 1910s. Replicas and, possibly, actual tins for the product are available online. See more