Taylor's first film after coming back from WW II service had him in the unaccustomed role of a villain in director Minnelli's only film noir
assignment. Hepburn is a dowdy spinster who lives a very quiet existence with her professor father, Gwenn. (Hepburn had played Gwenn's daughter
once before in SYLVIA SCARLETT, 1936.) There is no love on the horizon for Hepburn, so she is more than eager when she meets Taylor, a well-to-do manufacturer of airplanes. Their courtship and marriage are seen in scant minutes, and the couple are united. No sooner is the ring slipped on the
finger, however, than Hepburn sees Taylor is not nearly the solid citizen he appeared to...