Dan Bellows finds former stage star Joyce Heath a penniless drunk and takes her to his Connecticut home for rehabilitation. Unaware that she is married to Gordon, he asks his fiancée Gail to free him and offers to sponsor Joyce in a play. When Gordon refuses to give Joyce a divorce, she runs the car into a tree crippling him for life. Joyce urges Dan return to Gail, opens her play, and begs Gordon for forgiveness. Written by
Ed Stephan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Did You Know?
Bette Davis initially turned down the part that would win her the Oscar, but Warner's production chief Hal B. Wallis
convinced her the role could be made into something special. See more
After waking up in Don's country house, Joyce sits down in a chair after berating him, and goes to pour a drink for herself twice between shots. See more
[In a hospital bed
You blame me for what happened. I knew you would. That's why you didn't come.
Yes, I blame you.
Oh, don't say that, Don. Don't. It's a jinx. I warned you. I can't help it. I can't!
You mean you can't help being rotten and selfish. You'd do anything to gain your own desire and go on leaving somebody else to pay. That's the jinx you put on people.
Referenced in Feud: Pilot
Music by Bernice Petkere See more