Playwright Gaylord Esterbrook scores a hit with his first Broadway play, both with the critics and with leading lady Linda Paige. He and Linda are happily married until a patroness of the arts convinces Esterbrook to forget about comedy and concentrate on writing a tragedy. The end result nearly destroys his career and his marriage.
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A country boy takes over Broadway . . . until he gets into heart-trouble!
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Did You Know?
Frank Faylen plays a cab driver in a scene with James Stewart. Six years later Faylen again plays a cab driver opposite Stewart in It's s Wonderful Life (1946). See more
At one point in the movie, Gaylord is at his home and discovers Amanda Swift's phone number is written down on a phone list in his wife's handwriting. His wife, Linda, had just left with Morgan Carrell for dinner at the Swift's home. Then the scene shifts to Amanda Swift's home and Gaylord is there. See more
[about Linda making Mandy cry
You needn't feel so proud, I make her cry all the time. It usually ends up with me giving her a check.
Linda Paige Esterbrook
I didn't give her a check, I think I just gave her my husband.
In my office we'd list that transaction as petty cash.
Referenced in Breakdowns of 1941
Symphony No. 4 in E Minor, Opus 98: 1st movement
Music by Johannes Brahms
Played on a phonograph at Amanda's house See more