Fonda was coming off the high of having worked with Preston Sturges on THE LADY EVE and was understandably disappointed when Zanuck put him into this mediocre adventure set in the 1890s. He's a lumberjack with a yen to see the world so he quits his job and travels to Seattle, where he
tries to find his old pal, William, a con artist with a lust for life equaling Fonda's. He searches for William and meets Bennett, a happy-go-lucky dancer who works in one of the many saloons that dot the Seattle waterfront. Fonda and Bennett are soon mad about each other, but she doesn't have the
heart to tell him that she used to be the main squeeze of William. Fonda and Bennett mar...