A robust, exciting tale, MISSISSIPPI GAMBLER has dashing Power in the title role, playing the son of a renowned New York fencing master. En route to New Orleans from St. Louis, Power gets into a poker game with Baer, snobbish son of a wealthy Southern family. When Baer loses a fortune he
pays off by giving Power an expensive necklace belonging to his haughty sister Laurie. The gallant Power offers to return the necklace to Laurie but arrogant Laurie refuses, telling him he can put on all the airs of a cavalier he wishes but he's still a low-life. Power teams up with veteran
gambler McIntire on board ship and makes plans to open a lavish but honest gambling casino i...