Gainsborough melodrama starring James Mason as a heartless man who torments his infatuated wife. Three sisters all have very different experiences of marriage. Phyllis Calvert plays the woman who marries a nice guy, loses a child and struggles to hold her family together. Anne Crawford has a ball as the self-absorbed philanderer who scarcely notices her own child and prefers the occasional young stud to her boring husband. Dulcie Gray is the sensitive sister who marries the handsome but brutal James Mason.