Cameron Mitchell as a Confederate sympathizer who splits Virginia City---and the Cartwrights---into factions. Ben: Lorne Greene. Adam: Pernell Roberts. Joe: Michael Landon. Hoss: Dan Blocker. Regis: Stacy Harris.
An Oscar-winning script and an Oscar-nominated score drive this biopic of Prohibition-era singer Ruth Etting (Doris Day), with James Cagney stealing the show (and a Best Actor nomination) as a gangster who becomes her possessive mentor.