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Sylvia, feeling unloved, leaves her husband. To support herself and her little girl, she accepts a job in Maury's number and horse-betting office, where she is soon promoted. Though it is against the rules to go out with anyone doing business with the office, Sylvia falls in love with Dominic Spizzilini, a bookie. They are seen together, and this is reported to Maury. On the heels of this Maury learns that Dominic has come in with the number for the day, worth $5,000. Maury is convinced Dominic is using Sylvia to cheat him. Dominic goes into hiding in Sylvia's home; while Sylvia attempts to persuade Maury that she and Dominic are innocent. In a brutal interrogation Sylvia learns that the preceding year Dominic used another clerk to cheat for him. By a ruse Dominic makes Maury responsible for his safety, only to be shot down a few minutes later by Maury's hoodlums, who are unaware that in killing Dominic they have involved Maury. Sylvia is left crushed and disillusioned
Biltmore Theatre, New York 30 Oct 1951
Dramatists Play Service, NY, -
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