Passed | | Comedy, Drama, Music
In antebellum New Orleans, two men vie for the affections of a beautiful young girl during Mardi Gras.
The last 2 reels contain 2006 feet of 2-strip Technicolor footage, which was thought to be lost, and is hence missing from the 1956 television release prints and some public domain VHS and DVD copies, but which was rescued by film historian David Chierichetti, preserved by the UCLA film archives, and has now been restored to the original version.
Cornelius Van Horn - Carl's Father:
Hello, son. What are you thinkin' about?
Carl Van Horn: I was just listening to the slaves singing about the river.
Cornelius Van Horn - Carl's Father: I always wondered why they can sing with such enthusiasticness about - water.
Carl Van Horn: Well, that's the romantic old Mississippi.
Cornelius Van Horn - Carl's Father: Ya, it's a great river.