Damon Runyon's coined-language version of the same nativity play done as a western by John Ford (THREE GODFATHERS, 1948, and the silent MARKED MEN, 1919) and done again by many other directors, features a young Young as a rich boy disinherited and abjured by his father when he marries
socially unacceptable Broadway babe Furness. After Young squanders the remnants of his cash on an extended around-the-world honeymoon, gold digger Furness discovers that she truly loves the lad. Pursued by confidence-man Cabot and his two tough-talking cronies, all convinced that Furness
double-crossed them in a scam, the now-indigent couple seek refuge in a barn. Their pursuers arriv...