Director Mann's third film is another lackluster programmer to which he lent his budding talents (he really wouldn't hit stride until the 1950s when he directed an outstanding series of low-budget westerns, among them WINCHESTER 73 ; BEND OF THE RIVER ; THE MAN FROM LARAMIE
; and MAN OF THE WEST ) after working as an assistant director for a few years. Lee stars as the yet-to-bloom daughter of a famous movie star. Frustrated by her parents' separation and the fact that no one notices her, Lee sets out to make a name for herself in Hollywood and succeeds.
It would be nice to recommend the film to Mann devotees as an example of his early work,...