The Purchase Price


Director: William Wellman

Plot Summary: Torch singer Joan Gordon, tiring of her relationship with small-time hood and racketeer Eddie Fields, flees to North Dakota and becomes the mail-order bride of down-to-earth farmer Jim Gilson. Their chance for happiness is threatened by Gilson's own stubborness, a lecherous neighbor and the reappearance of Fields.

Cast: Barbara Stanwyck, George Brent, Lyle Talbot