Adapted from the play by Noel Coward, this dissection of the prejudices of English country artistocrats shows Alfred Hitchcock in fine early form. Larita Filton (Isabel Jeans), an educated modern woman, is trying to put her past behind her. Married to an abusive drunk (Franklin Dyall), she saw her reputation ruined when he sued for divorce on the grounds that she was having an affair with the artist (Eric Bransby Williams) hired to paint her portrait. She wasn't, but her husband's word prevailed and Larita was branded a woman of "easy virtue." She flees to the French Riviera, where she meets and marries a younger Englishman, John Whittaker (Robin Irvine), making the ...