This is a horse opera in the truest sense of the word, in that it combines a western story with some music by Arthur Freed, who would go on to be one of MGM's greatest musical producers, and Nacio Herb Brown (which means "born" Herb Brown in Spanish). Crawford is a spoiled young woman,
the daughter of Ingraham, arguably the wealthiest rancher in all of Montana. She lives a hedonistic life and devotes herself to pleasure like a hayseed jazz baby. She's been in New York and is about to return to Montana; then she leaps off the train at a stop and recklessly decides to return to
New York on the next train going east. Since she's on her dad's private train, that's not ...