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!"
Did You Know?
Gossip columnist Hedda Hopper
was notorious for not verifying her sources. She reported that director Edmund Goulding
had engaged Sigmund Freud
as technical adviser for this film. If she had checked on her scoop, she would have found out that the world's most famous psychiatrist had been dead for several months. See more
In a scene in the upstairs bedroom, a character is on the telephone and the legs of the script girl can be seen reflected in the mirror above the fireplace. 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 ...
Also available in computer-coloured version. See more
Music by Johann Strauss
Played at the restaurant See more