R.K.O. Radio Pictures paid author James Hilton one hundred thousand dollars (one million three hundred fifty thousand dollars in 2017) for the rights to his novel, plus ten percent of the gross over one million five hundred thousand dollars.
Why did you marry her?
Dr. Richard Whiteside: He was in love with her, why else?
Julie Morgan: Oh I don't mean that, its too general... really why?
Dr. Richard Whiteside: He married her because she was the most beautiful woman ever seen, because he felt sorry for her, and because she promised something that was...