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?
The scene in Dr. Steele's office where Judith can't light her cigarette, and then a few minutes later she can't light Dr. Steele's, was devised by Edmund Goulding
. He explained it as, "When Bette Davis
can't light her own cigarette, you know something is seriously wrong with her." 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.
OH, GIVE ME TIME FOR TENDERNESS
Music by Edmund Goulding
Lyrics by Elsie Janis
Sung by Vera Van See more