Leslie Howard plays an untalented artist who proudly holds onto his collection of paintings of nude women that he’s done. Does it look kinda pathetic? Yes. Exactly.
Bette Davis, in what is considered her star making turn, plays Mildred, a waitress who carries on affairs with at least one married man and has his love child. She also descends into a life of prostitution, and we all know how much fun that is.
A baby dies, and Leslie Howard’s reaction is precisely, “I’m very glad!” (more…)