The family is scandalized when son arrives home married to an unsuitable older woman who drips diamonds, pearls, previous marriages and scandal. She is also kindly, articulate, generous, sympathetic and lovable, unlike the other characters. After a dramatic appearance wearing all of her jewelry at the family dance, she leaves her young husband in the hands of his wholesome former sweetheart and makes a stylish exit.
"Stingingly funny lines." - London Broadcasting
"A shining jewel. ... A brilliant, searing attack on narrow minded morals and hypocrisy." - Today