Sandra and Pete elope but their marriage is invalid since she's not yet divorced. Sandra is, however, pregnant by Pete. Pete marries his former fiancée Maggie, then flies to South America where his plane crashes. Maggie pays Sandra to let her adopt Pete's baby. Pete returns "from the dead". Sandra and Maggie contend for Pete and the baby. Written by
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Sometimes there's a terrible penalty for telling the truth.
Did You Know?
At Mary Astor
's suggestion, her hair was cut into the chignon shape she wears in the film because rolling and styling it took too long. She then wore it the same but a bit longer in The Maltese Falcon
(1941), causing a fashion craze. See more
(at around 33 mins) The position of Pete's hands and arm changes between shots. See more
Maggie Patterson Van Allen
Darling! I give up! You can paint the house white, the trees white...
Referenced in The Maltese Falcon
from "Tristan und Isolde"
Music by Richard Wagner
Played as background music when Maggie and Sandra meet backstage See more