American pilot Cliff Brandon, fighting the Japanese in China, finds himself the unintentional “owner” of a Chinese housekeeper, Shu-Jen. The unlikely couple falls in love and marries, but not without tragedy brought on by the war.
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The great Borzage does not live here. Several banalities splendidly photographed by William H. Clothier and a horrendous Vitor Mature, that physiognomically remembers Ronald Reagan, which is also no positive factor. Li Hua Li is a beautiful surprise and deserved a film that loved her as much as Borzage loved before Janet Gaynor and Margaret Sullavan.