Charming turn-of-the-century romantic comedy gives Rita Hayworth her breakthrough role as the flirtatious town siren who gets her comeuppance when she ditches James Cagney for Jack Carson. Her best friend (Olivia de Havilland) marries dentist Cagney after an unusual courtship which provides some amusing scenes. Rita shines but de Havilland walks off with the film.
A classical violinist from the slums (Garfield) is sidetracked by his love for a wealthy, neurotic socialite (Joan). Music performed by Isaac Stern.
A crusading DA (Bogart) persuades a clip joint "party girl" (Bette) to testify against her mobster boss after her sister dies during one of his unsavory parties.