Unsatisfying adaptation of a successful drama that played Broadway for a season, starring Joseph Schildkraut and Eva Le Gallienne. In the play, the story unfolded in a series of flashbacks. The screenplay by Longstreet opted to tell the tale in a more traditional narrative form with a
cop-out ending that had to be tacked on to appease the Hays Office. Sanders is a fabric designer who lives a life of quiet desperation with his old-maid sisters, MacGill and Fitzgerald, in their New Hampshire mansion. While visiting a mill in Quincy, Sanders meets and falls for Raines, a fashion
mavin who has come up from New York. She is charming, bubbly, the antithesis of the dour s...