"Wicked" Lily Bishop joins a wagon train to California, led by Michael Fabian and Johnnny Trumbo, but news of the Gold Rush scatters the train. When Johnny and Michael finally arrive, Lily is rich from her saloon and storekeeper (former slaver) Pharaoh Coffin is bleeding the miners dry. But worse troubles are ahead: California is inching toward statehood, and certain people want to make it their private empire.
The European recordings by a jazzmen who played a crucial role in the transition from Swing to Bop. Only master takes. One of the greatest of all tenor players, Don Byas' decision to move permanently to Europe in 1946 resulted in him being vastly underrated in jazz history books. His knowledge of chords rivalled Coleman Hawkins, and, due to their similarity in tones, Byas can be considered an extension of the elder tenor. He played with many top swing bands, including those of Lionel Hampton (1935), Buck Clayton (1936), Don Redman, Lucky Millinder, Andy Kirk (1939-1940), and most importantly Count Basie (1941-1943).
The story begins as Wyatt Earp (Henry Fonda) is driving a herd of cattle from Texas to California with the help of his three brothers: Morgan, Virgil, and James (Ward Bond, Tim Holt, and Don Garner). When the three eldest brothers decide to take a rest one night in the small town of Tombstone, Arizona, they return to find the cattle stolen and James murdered, and in his thirst for justice, Wyatt accepts the position of Tombstone's marshal.