Written by Sir James Barrie and produced in the U.S. in 1901, "Quality Street" was a hit play, but it fails to satisfy as a film. The Marion Davies 1927 silent version of the story did well at the box office, but this version lost almost $250,000, and there was some concern that Hepburn
was no longer a force to reckon with. That, of course, was soon disproved, and she has been one of the most enduring actresses of all time, though not necessarily the best judge of scripts. It's the 1790s, in England, and Hepburn is being wooed by Tone, a young physician. Before he can ask for her
hand, he goes off to help defeat Napoleon. While Tone is away fighting for king and co...