|Henry Fonda||Preston Dillard|
|George Brent||Buck Cantrell|
|Donald Crisp||Dr. Livingstone|
|Fay Bainter||Aunt Belle|
|Spring Byington||Mrs. Kendrick|
|Henry O'Neill||General Bogardus|
In one of her most renowned roles, Bette Davis portrays Julie Marsden, a spoiled Southern belle who risks losing her suitor with her impetuous behavior. Engaged to successful banker Preston Dillard, Julie pushes him away with her arrogant and contrary ways, leading to a scandalous scene at a major social event and his subsequent departure. When Preston eventually returns and Julie attempts to win him back, she discovers that it may be too late.