In 1890s New Orleans, impoverished beauty Ava Gardner─believing herself unworthy─ditches doctor Robert Mitchum at the altar. After coming into a fortune, she seeks to win him back, only to find him married on the rebound to Janis Carter. Her calculating scheme to break up the union leads to death and disgrace in this fine period melodrama co-starring Melvyn Douglas, Lucile Watson. 70 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.