Rosa Moline is bored with life in a small town. She loves Chicago industrialist Neil Latimer who has a hunting lodge nearby. Rosa squeezes her husband's patients to pay their bills so she can visit Chicago; her husband's patience is also tried: he tells her to go and never come back. Once there, Neil tells her he doesn't want her. Back home and pregnant, Neil shows up and now wants her. The caretaker at Neil's lodge threatens to reveal her pregnancy... Written by
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Nobody's as good as Bette when she's bad!
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was so unhappy over being cast in this film that she threatened Warner Bros. studio chief Jack L. Warner
that she would walk off the production with the picture only half finished. Warner was forced to cancel her contract and Davis completed the film, ending 18 years with the studio. See more
Prior to visiting lawyer's office, Rosa wipes off all her make-up, then is seen wearing bright lipstick during a close-up in waiting room, which immediately disappears for rest of scene. See more
All these trees standing here feeling so talk and so strong. And then someone omes along and says, "it's your turn." And they get the mark of death on them. I wonder if they know?...
Doctor Louis Moline
People don't, at least most people don't. It's not always death, though. Sometimes it's a disability or an ordeal of some sort.
See any mark on me?
Doctor Louis Moline
Rosa... Of course not.
Don't you see it, Louis?
The film begins after the opening credits with this warning title: This is the story of evil. Evil is headstrong - is puffed up. For our souls sake, it is salutory for us to view it in all it's ugly nakedness once in a while. Thus may we know how those who deliver themselves over to it end up like the scorpion, in a mad frenzy stinging themselves to eternal death. See more
Referenced in Jeopardy!: Episode #22.82
For He's a Jolly Good Fellow
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