In the 1949 Western comedy film "The Beautiful Blonde from Bashful Bend," Betty Grable stars as Freddie, a feisty saloon girl in the Old West who dreams of escaping her small town and becoming a singer in San Francisco. Along with her friend Conny (Olga San Juan), she conspires to swindle a wealthy miner named Charles Jones (Cesar Romero) out of his fortune. However, their plans are complicated by the arrival of Johnny (Rudy Vallee), a handsome stranger who takes a liking to Freddie.
Freddie is portrayed as a cunning and resourceful character who is not afraid to take risks to achieve her goals. She is also depicted as being fiercely independent, refusing to be tied down by convention or societal expectations. Grable's performance in the film is praised for its energy and charisma, and the film is noted for its comedic moments and colorful Western settings.