Bett, a Broadway actress, was scammed out of all of her money by her former manager. She sees a casting call for Girl in a Dark Room, a play with painful memories for her, but being broke and desperate for work, she decides to audition. The screenwriter for this play, Edward McCullough, was Bett’s first love and the man who abandoned her for fame and more experienced women. When they reunite six years later, she pretends to be a woman who’s willing to use a man with talent and fortune—she doesn’t want him to know that she’s still a virgin…or that she’s still hopelessly in love with him…

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