Gable is a highly successful New York doctor married to socialite Baxter. The doctor is also caught up in the social scene and is too busy to help old colleague Hodiak aid a small, disease-plagued town. After the U.S. enters WW II, Gable is enlisted into the Medical Corps as a major. Hodiak
resents Gable's condescending airs and lets his old pal know it. On the transport to Africa, Gable meets nurse Turner, who is to be his assistant. She too takes a dislike to Gable. In the field the pair are constantly fighting each other, but slowly they fall in love. She leaves and Gable
re-examines his life. He sees how selfish he has been and starts to change. On a one-week l...