Traveling among the upper class upstate New York scene, Tony and Jim Dunlap are happily married with a son, two year old Jeremy Dunlap. Most of their friends see Tony as the perfect wife in her unending support of Jim. What could rock their world is that Jim's ex-fiancée, proverbial man eater Fran Harper, the sister of one of their friends Jud McCrae, he and his wife Bee McCrae who don't much like her, has just gotten a Reno divorce and is said to be on her way back to cause trouble as Fran has not yet made the divorce public, but once it hits the media, it will lead to a circus atmosphere for Jim and by association Tony in the scandal all over again of Fran having left Jim at the altar six years ago, the full story of which Tony is unaware. Fran does end up coming back, bringing along with her a poor cad named Mort Holmes, who she picked up at a speakeasy along the way. Fran has indeed come back to cause trouble, more specifically to steal Jim away from Tony for her own selfish ...
THE STORY OF A WIFE WHO GAVE A LOVE THIEF TOO MUCH ROPE (Print ad- Albany Times-Union, ((Albany, NY)) 18 April 1934)
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Anne Morrison Chapin
's play, "Love Flies in the Window," opened in Stockbridge, Massachusetts in 1933, but had no Broadway production. See more
When Fran and Jim kiss for the first time, the camera pans down and then focuses a watch worn on Jim's left wrist. However, from the perspective of the character, the watch is being worn upside down - but is probably shown this way to the camera so we can see what time it is easier, as in the very next shot the camera pulls back on another wristwatch worn by another character to indicate the passage of time. See more
[panicked, about her husband, Jim, having an affair with Fran Harper
How can he put me through a thing like this? When I stop to think... I can't believe it.
Look here, Tony. You'd see Jim through pneumonia, typhoid or even something as loathsome as smallpox, wouldn't you?
Well, Fran is a sort of cross between a tidal wave and a smallpox epidemic, but she'll pass. Hah! Makes me positively literary with rage.
Written by Hoagy Carmichael See more