In Boston, the over-weight spinster Charlotte Vale is a repressed woman without self-esteem and completely dominated by her wealthy mother Mrs. Henry Vale. When her sister-in-law Lisa Vale brings the renowned psychiatrist Dr. Jaquith, who is her friend, to visit Charlotte, he invites her to spend some time in his sanatorium. Soon Charlotte transforms in a sophisticated and confident woman and travels in a cruise to South America. She meets architect Jerry Durrance, who is married, and they have a love affair in Rio de Janeiro. Six months later, she returns home and confronts his mother with her independence and own free will. One day, Charlotte has an argument with her mother and she dies of a heart attack. Charlotte becomes the heir of the Vale's fortune but she feels guilty for the death of her mother. She decides to return to Dr. Jaquith's sanatorium whether she befriends Tina, who is the twelve-year-old daughter of Jerry rejected by her mother. She brings the girl to her house in ... Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
IN THE Arms OF ANOTHER WOMAN'S MAN...SHE FINDS Her MAN! (original print ad - almost all caps)
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Did You Know?
"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on February 11, 1946 with Bette Davis
reprising her film role. See more
Later in the movie, Jaquith puts his hands in his pockets, then his arms are folded, then back to pockets. See more
Cigarette, Aunt Charlotte?
[Offering her cigarette case
They're cork-tipped. Be sure you get the right end.
Thanks for the instructions Roly-poly.
Roly-poly, huh? And where did you get your new figure, Aunt Charlotte?
I met a doctor in Rio who was very clever.
If I were you June, I'd give up.
"Night and Day"
Written by Cole Porter
Played offscreen on piano at the pre-concert party See more