Boston spinster Charlotte has had her life controlled entirely by her mother; a wealthy mother, Mrs. Henry Vale. Feeling despondent, she's convinced to spend some time in a sanitarium. Soon, Charlotte's transformed into a sophisticated, confident woman. On a cruise to South America, Charlotte meets, and begins a torrid affair with Jerry Durrance, a married architect. 6 months later, she returns home, and confronts her mother with her independence. One day, after a brief argument, her mother has a heart attack and dies. Charlotte inherits the Vale fortune but feels guilty for her mother's death. She returns to the sanitarium, where she befriends a depressed, young adolescent, named Tina. The young girls' depression brought on by having been rejected by her mother; Charlotte's former lover, Jerry's wife. Charlotte takes Tina home to Boston with her
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
IN THE Arms OF ANOTHER WOMAN'S MAN...SHE FINDS Her MAN! (original print ad - almost all caps)
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Did You Know?
complained about Max Steiner
's Academy Award-winning musical score, saying that it was too intrusive on her performance. See more
Charlotte shows Dr. Jaquith a picture of a four funneled ship in her photo album and tells him that it is a P&O steamer. This is incorrect as no P&O liner with four funnels was ever built. See more
Dora, I suspect you're a treasure.
Referenced in Only Two Can Play
Symphony No. 6 in B Minor (Pathétique)
, Op. 74 (1893) (uncredited)
Written by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
First movement (Adagio - Allegro non troppo) played at the concert
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