Here is an improbable tale, one that takes the noble prostitute myth to Olympian heights, and, defying all belief, has dynamic Hayward, a professional whore who has reformed, marry a newly-elected state governor, happy-go-lucky Martin. Balsam, his press agent, and Hyde-White, his mentor and
chief advisor, are enemies of Hayward early on, cautioning Martin that her background might hurt his chances with the electorate (to say the least). Being a man of principle, he ignores them and goes on to govern with her at his side. Then, like some medieval drama, the film slices into various
intrigues against Martin, all spawned by the power hungry Hyde-White, who forces the ...