Alan Ladd stars as famed American frontiersman Jim Bowie in this involving western biopic. Traveling to New Orleans to sell a lumber supply, Bowie falls for the beautiful and upper crust Judalon de Bornay (Virginia Mayo). Bowie tries to reinvent himself as a member of Southern high society in an effort to win his beloved's heart, finding time along the way to craft the knife that would bear his name. Joseph Calleia, Phyllis Kirk also star. 109 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.