CAUGHT, one of four films which the great German director Max Ophuls made in America, is an incisive and compulsively entertaining "woman's picture" about an ambitious model who aspires to marry a millionaire, only to find herself trapped in a nightmare when her tycoon husband turns out to
be a sadistic megalomaniac. Small-town girl Maude Eames (Barbara Bel Geddes) moves to Los Angeles with the intention of marrying rich. She attends charm school and changes her name to Leonora, then gets a job modeling fur coats in a department store. She starts dating a multi-millionaire tycoon
named Smith Ohlrig (Robert Ryan) and agrees to marry him, unaware that he's seeing a p...