A comedy from the golden age of Hollywood, based on an unfinished novel by Throne Smith. A witch and her sorcerer father who were burned at the stake by Puritans in the 17th century return to the present to haunt the descendant of the man who condemned them. Now Wallace Woodley is running for governor when a young beautiful witch step into his life.
One of the last bills signed by President Lincoln authorizes pushing the Union Pacific Railroad across the wilderness to California. But financial opportunist Asa Barrows hopes to profit from obstructing it. Chief troubleshooter Jeff Butler has his hands full fighting Barrows\' agent, gambler Sid Campeau; Campeau\'s partner Dick Allen is Jeff\'s war buddy and rival suitor for engineer\'s daughter Molly Monahan. Who will survive the effort to push the railroad through at any cost?
Free-spirited Gilda falls for two starving American artists in Paris who share a flat. She moves in with them in order to help and choose between them, but without sex. But the agreement is strained when Tom is in London, supervising a play.