Ms. Davis never liked this slow, overdone melodrama, and she was not alone. Critics massacred it with extreme prejudice across the country when it was released. This was the final film on Davis' Warner Bros. contract, and a rotten way for such a great lady to exit. Davis plays a bitchy
young woman in a small midwest town who is married to Cotten, a pleasant but dull physician. Davis has the hots for Brian, a wealthy manufacturer from Chicago. She leaves home and goes to Chicago to meet Brian, who rebuffs her, saying that he intends on marrying a wealthy socialite. Defeated,
Davis returns to her boring life with Cotten. Brian changes his mind, dumps the socialite, a...