Rosa Moline is bored with life in a small town. She loves Chicago industrialist Neil Latimer who has a hunting lodge nearby. Rosa squeezes her husband's patients to pay their bills so she can visit Chicago; her husband's patience is also tried: he tells her to go and never come back. Once there, Neil tells her he doesn't want her. Back home and pregnant, Neil shows up and now wants her. The caretaker at Neil's lodge threatens to reveal her pregnancy...
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Near the end, as Rosa prepares to catch the Chicago train, the camera dollies backwards, away from her, and as it does, the equipment bangs into her closet door, causing the clothes hanging on it to sway back-and-forth. See more
[Taking Rosa in his arms
Rosa, you're terrific. I'm crazy about you. You had my number all along. You're what I do need. Someone I can always be myself with. Not putting on an act. A society act like that dame I was soft in the head about. You remember what you said about her? A book with nothing on her pages? Well, there was something on them, all right. Lies. Nice, ladylike lies. But I'll show them. I'll doll you up, Rosa. Hang diamonds on you like a Christmas tree. And then I'm going to trot...
The film begins after the opening credits with this warning title: This is the story of evil. Evil is headstrong - is puffed up. For our souls sake, it is salutory for us to view it in all it's ugly nakedness once in a while. Thus may we know how those who deliver themselves over to it end up like the scorpion, in a mad frenzy stinging themselves to eternal death. See more
Music by Fred Fisher
Heard throughout as part of the background score See more