The ten year marriage of of Caroline Van Dyke and Greg Grannard is falling apart. A young woman, Allison, plots to become his second wife. Caroline's friend, novelist Julian, has long loved her and now sees his chance, but she refuses him and goes to Paris to file for divorce. Julian follows but on hearing that Greg has fallen on financial hardship Caroline returns to help him. Greg tells Caroline that his now-wife Allison is pregnant and Caroline realizes that she loves Julian and to travel to China with him and be married. Allison and Greg have a bitter row in the car, which then smashes into a tree killing Allison and injuring Greg. Caroline tells Julian she will stay with Greg until he is well, but marries Julian in the hospital with a promise to join him as soon as she can.
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Sumptuous portrayal of sensuous society in the perfumed fragrance of Park Avenue and Paris boudoirs.
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Did You Know?
The scene in this movie where George Brent lights two cigarettes and passes one to Ruth Chatterton is similar to one in 1942 movie Now Voyager which star Bette Davis who was a supporting player here. Most people incorrectly think that the idea was original to the 1942 film. See more
There's a scene in which, first Caroline's (Ruth Chatterton) suitor (George Brent) refers to his wristwatch, and then a moment later, her ex-husband played by John Miljan refers to his wristwatch...both watches are represented by identical footage in which the very same Elgin wristwatch is shown. See more
Julian, how'd you get away? What'd you say?
Say? I didn't say anything. A paid a native cab man, double his fare, to gallop all the way to the airport and got a plane to take me out of the country. I didn't want to linger in any Chink jail.
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