Maurice and Stella Trent are happily married. When Maurice is crippled in an airplane crash, he and his mother send for his brother Colin to come help keep Stella busy. He is to show her a good time during what promises to be a 5 month recovery before an operation will allow Maurice to walk again. Stella and Colin become very close, and things come to a boil when Maurice believes his life may not be worth living any longer after all.
Ron Kerrigan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
A daring story - a superb cast - a gripping motion picture everyone should see.
Did You Know?
The W. Somerset Maugham play this film is based on, "The Scarlet Flame", opened on Broadway on November 19, 1929 at the Henry Miller Theatre and ran for 24 performances. A revival in 1952 also ran for only 24 performances. See more
Although the film is set in the UK, the plane Maurice flies has a registration number from the US - NC14264. In the UK the registration would start with the letters "K" or "G". See more
Version of The Sacred Flame
The Wedding March
from "A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op.61"
Music by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
Background music after the wedding See more