Born on May 1st, 1916
From Sainte-Christine, Quebec, Canada
Beggar Apple Annie (Bette Davis) learns that her daughter, escorted by an aristocratic suitor, plans to visit. It's great news -- except that she has tricked her daughter into believing she is a wealthy socialite. Fearing her true identity will disappoint, Annie petitions a superstitious mobster (Glenn Ford), who thinks the apples she sells are lucky, for help. Hesitant at first, the mafioso is persuaded by his girlfriend (Hope Lange) to disguise Annie, if only long enough to fool her daughter.
Sheep farmer Jason Sweet (Glenn Ford) arrives in a small Western cattle town and promptly clashes with local tough guy Jumbo McCall (Mickey Shaughnessy). He also irks Stephen Bedford (Leslie Nielsen), a wealthy cattleman, with his advances toward Bedford's girlfriend, Dell Payton (Shirley MacLaine). With the entire town in an uproar over Sweet's behavior, Bedford arranges for Chocktaw Neal (Pernell Roberts), a seasoned gunslinger, to shoot him down.