A star cast, a great director, and William Faulkner's original story fail to raise this above an ordinary triangle love story set against WW I. Crawford, a British woman devoted to hedonism, is having a fling with Young, a fellow officer of Crawford's brother, Tone. The two men serve
together in the Royal Navy and are best pals. Crawford believes that Young may be the man of her dreams but she has to alter her opinions when Cooper enters the picture. He's an American student, and her heart flutters when she meets him. Cooper joins the U.S. Air Corps, goes off to fly in the
battle over France, and the news comes back that he's been killed. Crawford is destroyed, but...