Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A hard-working mother inches towards disaster as she divorces her husband and starts a successful restaurant business to support her spoiled daughter.
Warner Bros. didn't want to cast Ann Blyth as Veda because she was under contract to Universal, and it would necessitate a loan-out. Joan Crawford coached Blyth privately for her screen test and after viewing it, Warner's began negotiations to "borrow" her for the film.
Leave something on me. I might catch cold.
In the opening scene where Mildred drives up to Monte Beragon's beach house, the top of one of the crew's head can be seen on the passenger's side. When he realizes that they've started shooting, he quickly ducks down.
The opening credits are presented with a background ocean scene that "washes" the credits on the screen.
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