A spectacular array of MGM superstars shine in this slick fascinating drama of corporate intrigue. The death of the president of a gigantic furniture firm prompts a series of power plays among the company's executives, all vying for the vacated top position. The jockeying vice presidents
are Loren Phineas Shaw (March), Josiah Walter Dudley (Douglas), Frederick Y. Alderson (Pidgeon), George Nyle Caswell (Calhern), and a junior executive, McDonald Walling (Holden). Surveying the candidates is Julia O. Tredway (Stanwyck), the daughter of the manufacturing firm's founder and the
mistress of the recently deceased company head. As the chief stockholder as well, her decis...