Passed | | Western
Businessman Logan Stuart is torn between his love of two very different women in 1850's Oregon and his loyalty to a compulsive gambler friend who goes over the line.
Dana Andrews would work with director Jacques Tourneur a decade later in Curse of the Demon (1957) and The Fearmakers (1958).
You have strange friends, Jack.
Jack Lestrade: I didn't say that I like him or that I trust him.
George Camrose: What's your idea of a friend?
Jack Lestrade: Any man, I suppose, who believes as I do that the human race is a horrible mistake.
At the beginning of the film, after Logan deposits his gold, he is shown crossing the street in the rain. In the long shot he gets one foot on the sidewalk, but in the next closer shot he is still a few feet from the sidewalk and then steps onto it again.
In place of the glittering black-&-white Art Deco glass globe ("A Universal Picture") with rotating stars that opened Universal films from 1937-46, this early Universal Technicolor film opens with a still card, a colored globe with letters superimposed: "A Universal Picture".