Classic musical comedy, set in the late-1800s South, finds pacifist Bing Crosby rejected by his fiancée's family after refusing to take part in a duel. Riverboat captain W.C. Fields hires Crosby as a performer and, after an altercation with a man who accidentally shoots himself─bills the crooner as "the Singing Killer" to boost business. Songs by Rodgers and Hart include "Down by the River," "Soon," and "Easy to Remember." With Joan Bennett, Gail Patrick. 80 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.