John Shadwell, a promising politician, is married to Laura but is in love with Vergie Winters, a milliner from his home town. As Shadwell's political career blooms, gossip and rumors begin to cause Vergie to be shunned by the women of the town. Soon the two are constantly faced with the threat of exposure and scandal. Written by
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Made it's New York TV debut on 30 September 1956 on WOR (channel 9). See more
What if I do lose the election?
If winning means giving you up, it isn't worth it. I'll never let you go. As long as I live, I'll never let you get away from me. We belong to each other.
I'm giving you up because it means your whole future, John. People just don't sanction divorces.
Must you cut your heart out for the privilege of serving them?
For He's a Jolly Good Fellow
Played at the election rally See more