- Original title
- Running time
- 109 min.
- United States
Ranald MacDougall, Catherine Turney (Novel: James M. Cain)
Ernest Haller (B&W)
Veda Ann Borg,
Drama. Film noir | Melodrama
- Movie Groups
James M. Cain Adaptations
- Synopsis / Plot
- A ditched wife and mother (Joan Crawford) is forced to become a waitress. She constructs an empire of eateries, only to be disappointed by her rotten daughter (Ann Blyth) and a ferret-faced new husband (Zachary Scott).
: Oscar: Best Actress (Joan Crawford). 6 Nominations
: New York Film Critics Circle: Nominated for Best Actress (Joan Crawford)
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