This is one of the few newspaperman stories in which the journalist is not a drunk, a wisecracker, or a fool. Sullavan quits the university to marry Stewart, an ambitious newshound. Milland is a wealthy pal who knows Sullavan would like to go on stage, so he arranges an intro to a
heavyweight producer and she gets an acting job. Stewart secures an assignment to his paper's Rome bureau, but Sullavan prefers to stay in New York. Once Stewart's gone to Italy, she tells best friend Milland that she's pregnant and Stewart learns of the birth via a letter from their apartment
manager. He races back from Rome and pledges never to leave her side again. However, because he ...