A typical 1930s picture with a plot as familiar as the palm of one's hand. Crawford is a New York night club terpsichorean who is wooed and won by Douglas, a well-to-do conservative type whose family is not thrilled about the marriage. Apparently, the chief objector is Douglas's brother,
Young. Crawford and Douglas move on to the huge family estate which Douglas's spinster sister, Bainter, runs like a prison camp. Friction erupts between Bainter and Crawford, but the young wife finds a friend in Young's spouse, Sullavan, as they are of the same age and disposition, despite coming
from different castes. As it turns out, Young wants to keep Crawford away from the fam...