Directed by George Stevens • 1940 • United States
Starring Carole Lombard, Brian Aherne, Anne Shirleyz
Stepping back from screwball comedies, Carole Lombard displays her dramatic range in this tale of self-sacrifice set in the world of nursing. After she takes the blame for a fatal mistake made by her sister and coworker (Anne Shirley), devoted nurse Anne Lee (Lombard) is fired from her job. Taking a new position in a city hospital, Anne finds both love with a handsome doctor (Brian Aherne) and a host of obstacles as she attempts to rebuild her life and help battle a measles epidemic.