Garson stars as a woman so consumed with guilt that she visits a psychiatrist to try to understand why she cannot live with her husband. In flashback, we see her husband, Mitchum, go off to war. Garson is deeply in love with him and remains faithful to him, even after official word of his
death arrives. Months later, Hart appears on her doorstep. He was a close friend of Mitchum's in the prison camp in which they both were held. And they escaped together, but Mitchum was gunned down while making it possible for Hart to make good his getaway. Hart and Garson sense the deep
loneliness in each other; she allows him to stay, and they soon fall in love. Things go along ...