Judith Traherne is at the height of young society when Dr. Frederick Steele diagnoses a brain tumor. After surgery she falls in love with Steele. The doctor tells her secretary that the tumor will come back and eventually kill her. Learning this, Judith becomes manic and depressive. Her horse trainer Michael, who loves her, tells her to get as much out of life as she can. She marries Steele who intends to find a cure for her illness. As he goes off to a conference in New York failing eyesight indicates to Judith that she is dying. Written by
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"I've Crammed EVERY MINUTE SO FULL of waste. And now there's so little time. I don't know what to do. I'm afraid!"
Did You Know?
Gossip columnist Hedda Hopper
was notorious for not verifying her sources. She reported that director Edmund Goulding
had engaged Sigmund Freud
as technical adviser for "Dark Victory." If she had checked on her scoop, she would have found out that the world's most famous psychiatrists had been dead for several months. See more
When Judith is riding the horse and the horse refuses the jump and falls down, Judith (or the stunt-rider) falls on her left side. But in the next scene, when Ann asks, 'How's the shoulder?' Judith wiggles her right shoulder and says it's 'all right.' See more
[on the phone
Hello, there. Is this the house? I've been trying to get you.
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OH, GIVE ME TIME FOR TENDERNESS
Music by Edmund Goulding
Lyrics by Elsie Janis
Sung by Vera Van See more