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!"
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claims that Edmund Goulding
worked on the script and added the character of Judith's best friend Ann so that Judith would never have to complain about her tragedy. See more
When Dr. Steele is talking to Dr. Carter as he prepares for his move, his surgical tools are stretched out on a sofa inside a pouch with the flaps unfolded. But on the following cut the flaps of the pouch are now folded. See more
[on the phone
Hello, there. Is this the house? I've been trying to get you.
Michael, do you realize it's 5:30 in the morning?
Lucy - a Servant
Who is it Agatha?
[agitatedly to Michael as a different phone line rings
We had a party last night and the last guest hasn't driven out of the driveway yet.
Lucy - a Servant
[answering the other ringing line
Hello, kitchen. Lucy speaking... yes Miss Ann.
[irritatedly in bed
What's that racket? The telephone's been ringing all over the house... I'll ...
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OH, GIVE ME TIME FOR TENDERNESS
Music by Edmund Goulding
Lyrics by Elsie Janis
Sung by Vera Van See more