Carrie (Jennifer Jones) is a small-town girl anxious to leave her dreary surroundings for big-city life in Chicago. When she finally makes it there, she becomes the mistress of salesman Charles (Eddie Albert), whom she eventually dumps for cultured restaurant manager George (Laurence Olivier). George ends up stealing money from his boss to support Carrie, who then leaves George in financial ruin to pursue an acting career.
This film was probably considered scandalous for its time. Carrie (Jennifer Jones) leaves her parents and siter behind to move to the city, and she soon loses her innocence. A man named Charlie (Eddie Albert) falls for her and they live together after Carrie is fired from her sewing job following an accident in which she catches her finger in a machine and hurts it. Soon a married man (Olivier) falls for her and she falls for him, not realizing he is married. He divorces his wife to marry Carrie but this does not have a happy-ever-after ending.
Due to the content area in the sex category, we are unable to award our Dove “Family-Approved” Seal to this film.