Top production and stars give this one all they're worth but it could have been better. The film deals with the brief love affair between Sheilah Graham and F. Scott Fitzgerald, who, during his last year of life, is attempting to write screenplays in Hollywood. He needs the cash to support
his wife in an asylum and his daughter in a private school but also wants to redeem a failing literary career. He meets the ambitious English writer whom he takes under his wing. Peck is miscast (he is dark haired and towers well over six feet, whereas Fitzgerald was 5'7" and fair-haired), but he
plays the role nobly. The story is more Kerr's than Peck's; her Graham is portrayed ...