About the film
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Release Date: May 16, 1947
|Slogan||:||«Unbridled passion . . . scandal . . . murder!»|
|Production Companies||:||United Artists, Hunt Stromberg Productions|
|Producers||:||Hedy Lamarr, Hunt Stromberg, Jack Chertok, Daniel Keefe|
|Writers||:||Ben Hecht, Edmund H. North, André de Toth, Edward Sheldon, Margaret Ayer Barnes|
Art editor Madeleine Damian carries on numerous loveless affairs. After a failed relationship with advertiser Felix Courtland, the increasingly depressed Madeleine attempts suicide. When Jack Garet, her secretary and former lover, tries to blackmail her, Madeleine resigns and seeks a reclusive life. Neighbor David Cousins befriends Madeleine, but soon Courtland and Garet discover her whereabouts and disrupt her new life.