Though a very attractive fortysomething, Crawford remains aloof from romance until she meets Cliff Robertson, a young man half her age. Robertson finally breaks down her resistence to marriage. Crawford is confronted by Vera Miles, who claims to be Robertson’s first wife.
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It starts out as a very good movie about loneliness and fantasy, but it very quickly devolves into an exercise in cheap psychology. However, I can't stress enough the beauty of seeing Joan Crawford, in 1956, ask the most perfect question of her career: "Am I a neurotic need?" Cliff Robertson is also just so darn cute.