Greta Garbo gives one of her greatest performances in A WOMAN OF AFFAIRS, which is also one of her finest silent films, despite being bowdlerized from Michael Arlen's notorious novel "The Green Hat," about an English socialite who becomes a prostitute.
Diana Merrick (Greta Garbo) and her childhood sweetheart, aristocrat Neville Holderness (John Gilbert), plan to get married, but his disapproving father Sir Morton (Hobart Bosworth) breaks up their engagement. After two years of reckless living, Diana marries David Furness (John Mack Brown), a
friend of her drunkard brother Jeffrey (Douglas Fairbanks Jr.). On their honeymoon in France, however, David inexplicably ...