Judith Traherne is at the height of young society when Dr. Frederick Steele diagnoses a brain tumor. After surgery, she falls in love with Steele. The doctor tells her secretary that the tumor will come back and eventually kill her. Learning this, Judith becomes manic and depressive. Her horse trainer Michael, who loves her, tells her to get as much out of life as she can. She marries Steele who intends to find a cure for her illness. As he goes off to a conference in New York failing eyesight indicates to Judith that she is dying.
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"I've Crammed EVERY MINUTE SO FULL of waste. And now there's so little time. I don't know what to do. I'm afraid!"
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Did You Know?
When the band is packing up and Judith tips them to play a song, she gives the singer a $50 bill and they immediately jump to it. Adjusting for inflation over 80 years, this is the equivalent of about $900. See more
In her hospital bed, Judith's nightgown moves on and off her shoulders several times. See more
[on the phone
Hello there. Is this the house? I've been trying to get you.
Michael, do you realize it's 5:30 in the morning?
Lucy - a Servant
Who is it, Agatha?
[agitatedly to Michael as a different phone line rings
We had a party last night and the last guest hasn't driven out of the driveway yet.
Lucy - a Servant
[answering the other ringing line
Hello, kitchen. Lucy speaking... Yes, Miss Ann.
[irritatedly in bed
What's that racket? The telephone's been ringing all over the house... I'll talk to ...
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OH, GIVE ME TIME FOR TENDERNESS
Music by Edmund Goulding
Lyrics by Elsie Janis
Sung by Vera Van See more