Dana Burnet's 1918 Saturday Evening Post
story was slim stuff, but provided enough for a 1929 Gary Cooper-Nancy Carroll film. For the remake in 1938 Stewart and Sullavan were cast in the lead roles. It's the middle of WW I and Stewart, a gangly, folksy Texan soldier, is in New York,
prior to being shipped overseas to fight. The streets are chock-full of people who are excitedly celebrating the entry of the US into the fracas overseas when Sullavan's car almost runs down Stewart. They meet and he falls in love with the actress-performer who comes from a totally different
background. She thinks he's a yokel but doesn't tell him to buzz off, as she also finds s...