Playwright Gaylord Esterbrook scores a hit with his first Broadway play, both with the critics and with leading lady Linda Paige. He and Linda are happily married until a patroness of the arts convinces Esterbrook to forget about comedy and concentrate on writing a tragedy. The end result nearly destroys his career and his marriage. Written by
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A country boy takes over Broadway . . . until he gets into heart-trouble!
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The original New York production starred Katherine Cornell as Linda and Lawrence Olivier as Gaylord Estabrook. See more
At one point in the movie, Gaylord is at his home and discovers Amanda Swift's phone number is written down on a phone list in his wife's handwriting. His wife, Linda, had just left with Morgan Carrell for dinner at the Swift's home. Then the scene shifts to Amanda Swift's home and Gaylord is there. See more
Linda Paige Esterbrook
I don't want to lose him!
Well, I don't want to lose Amanda either, but for a totally different reason. I don't want to have my tombstone cluttered up with the names of my formally beloved wives - it leaves no room for the more important data.
Referenced in Breakdowns of 1941
Symphony No. 4 in E Minor, Opus 98: 1st movement
Music by Johannes Brahms
Played on a phonograph at Amanda's house See more