Heart-stealer Fontaine coaxes the wealthy Scott away from Leslie and plans to live off the businessman's riches while continuing her affair with moody novelist Ryan. When the proud Ryan refuses to play the witch's game and Scott discovers his "sweet" bride's true nature, Fontaine is left
alone. She coldly brushes the dust of both men off her shoulders and moves on to other unsuspecting males.
This rather unoriginal story of a femme fatale is given an unorthodox treatment by gifted director Ray (REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE, THE LUSTY MEN). Avoiding the cliche of a punishment scene, Ray extinguished any hope for a typical Hollywood ending that would see such an e...