|Bette Davis||Joyce Heath|
|Franchot Tone||Don Bellows|
|Margaret Lindsay||Gail Armitage|
|Alison Skipworth||Mrs. Williams|
|John Eldredge||Gordon Heath|
Joyce Heath plays a difficult actress in this film, based loosely on the life of early-20th-century Broadway and film star Jeanne Eagels. Joyce has all but destroyed her career and depleted her bank account because of her nasty drinking habit. Don Bellows, a rich architect, thinks Joyce can mount a comeback with the right role. As Don helps Joyce, she falls for him, but matters are complicated by Joyce's vindictive husband .