Ten North Frederick
Joe Chapin (Gary Cooper) is a successful middle-aged businessman with a shrewdly ambitious wife, Edith (Geraldine Fitzgerald). Edith quickly becomes obsessed with Joe's political future, and desperately tries to cultivate a happy and wholesome family image. Joe dutifully fulfills his obligations, though he drinks heavily as way to cope with Edith's pressure. But, after meeting the free-spirited Kate (Suzy Parker), Joe is torn between his family and his happiness.