Fiona, Evelyn and Susanna are sisters. Their mother dies on the Lusitania, their father is killed in France, they must manage their Fifth Avenue mansion by themselves. Fiona marries Charles Barclay in order to get an inheritance and he begins a campaign to obtain the mansion to level it for real estate development. She vows that this will never happen. Written by
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Similarities between the film's "Gaylord" family and the real "Vanderbilt" family, and the "Barclay Square" project in the film and New York's "Rockefeller Center" was noted by Variety's reviewer. See more
Why don't you use a little common sense?
I hate common sense, it's so common.
Referenced in Death in Hollywood
Frühlingslied (Spring Song), Op. 62, No. 6
Written by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
In the score during the farm sequence See more