River of No Return

Synopsis: Matt Calder, who lives on a remote farm with his young son Mark, helps two unexpected visitors who lose control of their raft on the nearby river. Harry Weston is a gambler by profession and he is racing to the nearest town to register a mining claim he has won in a poker game. His attractive wife Kay, a former saloon hall girl, is with him. When Calder refuses to let Weston have his only rifle and horse, he simply takes them leaving his wife behind. Unable to defend themselves against a likely Indian attack, Calder, his son and Kay Weston begin the treacherous journey down the river on the raft Weston left behind.
Production: 20th Century Fox
Rotten Tomatoes:
91 min

- It's a pleasure meeting a gentleman.

- Thank you.

- Hey, you're forgetting your things.

- Oh!

Thanks again.

- Goodbye, Mark.

- Goodbye, Kay.

( piano)


I've looked around the country

and I've seen it all

And what I want, I'm ready to name

It's big and strong and handsome

and it's six feet tall

I'm gonna file my claim

I struck a real bonanza

And he's rough and rash

But what he's got I'm ready to tame

He's worth a fancy fortune

but it's not in cash

I'm gonna file my claim

I got the fever

Ooh, the fever

But not for gold in the ground

I want the title to something vital

That I can throw my fences around

A gal should never hustle

with a pick and pan

To dig for gold, that isn't her game

I'll find the man who's found it

Then I'll get that man

Who's gonna help me file my claim?

I gotta file my claim


Lookin' for nuggets?


Mmm, mush!



Who's gonna file me under "love"?

There ain't a man, not a single man

There ain't a man alive

who wouldn't trade his gold

For what it takes to stay in the game

So have your fun and spend it

'fore you get too old

Who's gonna help me file my claim?

Who's gonna help me

Help, help me

Who's gonna help me file my claim



What are you do...?

All right. Where were you all day?

There's an old sayin', honey: "Stickto your

peanut stand if you're never selling nothin'."

- Is thatyour excuse?

- That's it.

Some day I'll take you

out of this crummy grime.

I'm ready.

No more saloons or tent shows for you.

For me, either. I'm gonna take you to all

the capitals of all the countries in the world.

What have you been drinking?

Diamonds in your hair,

rubies on your fingers.

- Bells on my toes.

- Pearls. And gowns made for queens.

Exceptyou'll look better in 'em.

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