Norma Shearer, Joan Crawford, Rosalind Russell, Mary Boland, Paulette Goddard, Joan Fontaine
Part of the Joan Crawford Season
George Cukor's 1939 satire offers a scathing portrait of backbiting and betrayal among Manhattan socialites.
Mary Haines (Norma Shearer) is the last to discover that her husband has been playing away with perfume salesgirl Crystal Allen (Joan Crawford). The subsequent outpouring of sympathy from her so-called friends is laced with venom, forcing her into a confrontation with the home-wrecking riff-raff that ignites public scandal. With her reputation in tatters and Crystal digging her stilettos in, Mary must decide whether to bow out gracefully or bare her claws...
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