Davis and Hopkins had been teamed by producer Blanke in another "old" picture when they did THE OLD MAID in 1939. Despite the friction between the two women, they got together again for this less-successful duet. Van Druten's play had been on Broadway about three years previously and he
collaborated with Lenore Coffee on the screenplay, taking some liberties with the original text. Davis is a best-selling author who comes back to her small town to acknowledge the plaudits of the folks. She stays at the home of Hopkins, a childhood friend who is now pregnant and happily married to
Loder. Hopkins is envious of her pal's success and writes a steamy novel of her own th...