Passed | | Drama, Romance
Cabaret performer Ivy Stevens in an affair with a low-rent traveling salesman is dumped in a 'Dear Jane' letter and finds solace in joining the Salvation Army.
Kenyon Nicholson's play, "Torch Song," opened on 27 August 1930 on Broadway in New York City. Guy Kibbee originated the role of Cass Wheeler in that production.
Man Boarding Train:
Well, anytime you get through.
Ivy 'Bunny' Stevens: Mister, we never get through.
One year after Howard marries his wealthy boss's daughter he is still a traveling salesman, staying in cheap hotels. The only reason for him to do so is in order for him to meet Ivy again, but it is absurd that his socialite wife would want her husband doing such a job. He could have encountered Ivy in some other way.