Well-to-do Joyce Ramsey is the dominant and domineering force in her household comprised of her lawyer husband David Ramsey, their young adult daughter Diana Ramsey and their late teenaged daughter Martha Ramsey. Everything Joyce has done in the course of her marriage to David has been in the pursuit of wealth, prestige, comfort and security for her and the family, which belies her and David's humble beginnings. Their current wealth and status began with a white lie told by Joyce to one of David's potential clients when David was still struggling as a lawyer, that lie which had the consequence of Joyce, and by association David, stepping on the back of a friend as they climbed the social ladder, Joyce never to look back after this and subsequent such actions. Joyce has no real idea of how her actions have negatively affected David's feelings for her, Joyce who is blindsided when David asks her for a divorce in no longer loving her. As such, Joyce has no idea why David wants the ...
I MADE HIM ... now I'LL break him!
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Your home is lovely, Mrs Hedges.
Mrs. Emily Hedges
Are you satisfied now?
Satisfied? I don't understand.
Mrs. Emily Hedges
Oh yes you do, my dear. You understand perfectly. You've been angling for months to be invited here. Did you think I didn't know? You've done all the proper things. Let me beat you at bridge, flattered me about my clothes, laughed at my jokes.
You're smarter than I thought you were, or I'm less subtle than I thought I was. Your clothes are good, but you're a dull bridge player. I did want to come here - I ...
A Woman's Intuition
Music by Victor Young
Lyrics by Ned Washington
Sung by Bette Davis See more