Band Of Angels (1957) - She's A Bargain At Five Thousand

Former Kentucky society girl Amantha (Yvonne De Carlo), who learned her mother was a slave, immediately after her father died bankrupt, is being sold as a slave at a New Orleans auction when Hamish Bond (Clark Gable, his first scene) strides in with an offer, Larry Blake the auctioneer, Robert Carson the beaten bidder, in Band Of Angels, 1957, from a Robert Penn Warren novel.