High-gloss sudser based on Marcia Davenport's best-selling novel about love and life among the Park Aveneurotics. Gardner, a waitress-model, comes back to New York and hastens the marital decline of socialites Mason and Stanwyck who are on shaky ground already. Mason has been sort of
keeping Gardner, so her appearance causes a large rift. Charisse saves Mason from embarrassment by doing him a good turn, and Stanwyck goes to her apartment to thank her. She learns that there's a party that night in honor of Heflin, a onetime policeman who went to war and is returning home as a
hero. Stanwyck has known Heflin from afar ever since she was a little girl. She goes to the...