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Talented and beautiful Carol WILLIAMS is devastated when she learns she has contracted Polio and becomes crippled by the disease. The depressed and embittered young woman breaks her engagement to her dance partner and choreographer, Guy RICHARDS, but he is determined to stay by her side. Preferring to be alone in her misery, Carol slowly learns to allow others to help her and share in her grief.
Ida LUPINOIda LUPINO
Ida LUPINO was an English-American film actress and director, and a pioneer among women filmmakers. In her forty-eight-year career, she appeared in fifty-nine films and directed seven others, mostly in the United States, where she became a citizen in 1948. She co-wrote and coproduced some of her own films as well. She appeared in serial television programs fifty-eight times and directed fifty other episodes. Additionally, she contributed as a writer to five films and four TV episodes.