This plot was already old in 1931. Lombard (who replaced Fay Wray before shooting began) is a rich, bored heiress from New York who has to leave the city rather than face embarrassment due to what would today be a very innocent incident. Trowbridge, her conservative father, orders her to
the family ranch in Wyoming. Once there, she meets cowboy-ranch hand Cooper (a character as obstinate as Glenn Ford in THE SHEEP MAN), who refuses to kowtow to her high-falutin' ways, and the more he backs off, the more she comes on. Eventually they marry, but his heart isn't in it, and she
regards Cooper as almost a plaything, rather than a husband. Trowbridge is livid at the unio...