Clearly the product of a gilded cocktail shaker. Bearing the stylistic stamps of both producer Lubitsch and director Borzage, this is a sophisticated romantic comedy about a lovely jewel thief, Madeleine de Beaupre (Dietrich), who tricks a gem dealer (Cossart) out of a priceless string of
pearls and flees Paris after implicating a stuffy psychiatrist (Mowbray). She drives wildly toward the Spanish border and nearly runs down Tom Bradley (Cooper), a young American engineer on vacation. She uses him as an unwitting accomplice in smuggling the pearls out of the country. Cleared by
Spanish customs, he drives off with Madeleine in hot pursuit. The romantic chase is on! ...