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
Ed Stephan <email@example.com>
Sometimes there's a terrible penalty for telling the truth.
Did You Know?
mimed playing the piano in this film extremely convincingly, being an accomplished pianist in her own right. However, the actual piano playing on the soundtrack was dubbed by Max Rabinowitz
. When close-up shots were required, Norma Drury Boleslavsky
's hands are those we see on the piano. See more
At 40:52, Maggie's hand on Pete's shoulder changes. See more
Vioet! Lunch! Ham, honey, cake, and coffee!
Go out back and get that honey-glazed, peanut-fed, sweet Virginia ham.
Maggie Patterson Van Allen
You 'ain't gonna feed that man is you?
Jefferson, I'd feed the devil 'hiself if he done polished up the smile on Miss Maggie's face like that!
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