|Irene Dunne||Theodora Lynn/Carolin Adams|
|Melvyn Douglas||Michael Grant|
|Thomas Mitchell||Jed Waterbury|
|Thurston Hall||Arthur Stevenson|
|Rosalind Keith||Adelaide Perry|
|Spring Byington||Rebecca Perry|
Theodora Lynn is secretly the author of a salacious novel written under a pen name. She must hide her identity from the residents of her small, conservative Connecticut town, who disapprove of the book. When Theodora goes to New York to visit her publisher, she meets the book's cover artist, Michael Grant, who tries to convince her to reveal herself as the real author. When Theodora falls for Michael, she soon finds that he has secrets of his own.