She runs afoul of Wyatt trying to tip a professional gambler off to his poker hand, resulting in Wyatt dunking her in a horse trough.
Doc, who is suffering badly from tuberculosis and fled from Clementine previously, is unhappy with her arrival; he tells her to return to Boston or he will leave Tombstone. Wyatt, who has been taken by Clementine since her arrival, begins to awkwardly court her.
She is given a room at the same hotel where both Wyatt and Doc Holliday reside.
Doc forces a shoot-out, ending with Wyatt shooting a pistol out of Doc's hand.My Darling Clementine is regarded by many film critics as one of the best Westerns ever made.In 1882 (a year after the actual gunfight at the O. Corral on October 26, 1881), Wyatt, Morgan, Virgil, and James Earp are driving cattle to California when they encounter Old Man Clanton and his sons.The final script of the movie varies considerably from historical fact to create additional dramatic conflict and character.Clementine Carter is not a historical person, and in this script appears to be an amalgam of Big Nose Kate and Josephine Earp.When the brothers return to their camp, they find their cattle rustled and James murdered. Seeking to avenge James' murder, he takes the open position of town marshal and encounters the hot-tempered Doc Holliday and scurrilous Clanton gang several times.