This film, marred by the tragedy of director Boleslawski's death, was a moderate success at the box office although a cut below the original, which starred Norma Shearer. Crawford is a schemer who roams the parties of the London elite posing as a landed woman. What she really is, is a jewel
thief and she has her dark eyes on the gem-draped necks and wrists of British society. Oozing charm, she worms her way into the good graces of everyone and plans a huge heist at a weekend party. With her accomplished aide, Powell, portraying a butler (he'd done it to great plaudits three pictures
before in MY MAN GODFREY), Crawford descends upon the country house where she takes...