A sickly English woman runs a store by herself, while her irresponsible son travels aimlessly, refusing to contact her. When told that his mother has cancer, the young man comes home, reforms himself, and helps his mom run the shop. Soon however, each becomes involved in illegal activities.
Each moment they shared in the shadow of fear...yet when her arms embraced him, her cheek caressed his...he knew he was in the grip of a spell he could not break...even though it imperiled his own life!
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Did You Know?
This film marked a return to the big screen after an 11 year absence by star Ethel Barrymore
. Prior to making this film, Barrymore had considered movie appearances an inferior art to the stage. However, her time on set, her critical acclaim, and her hefty paycheck changed her mind. After making this film, she moved from New York to California so she could concentrate on making movies instead of Broadway plays. See more
As Cary Grant and Barry Fitzgerald part at the end of the movie you can hear a flute playing a slow sorrowful dirge. There is a flutist leaning against the wall and it appears that he should be the one playing, however, his finger movements are more along the lines of a fast jig than a slow dirge. See more
They say money talks... all it's ever said to me is goodbye.
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