Al walks into the living room of his apartment. Peggy is mixing a cocktail.

“Ah, cocktails!” says Al, reaching for the drink.

“Oh, no you don’t!” says Peggy. “I made this for Woody Merrill. He’s coming to pick me up.”

“Surely, you wouldn’t deny your poor old father a drop on a bitter, cold night like this?” says Al, pouring himself a drink.

“I would if I could!” laughs Peggy.

“I – I hear you’re going to see Fred?” says Al.

“Yes,” says Peggy, quietly.

“What’s his wife like?” asks Al.

“I don’t know,” says Peggy. “I’ll tell you later.

Millie steps into the room.

“They’ll have cocktails at the Union Club,” says Millie.

“I know the kind Mrs. Milton serves,” says Al. “Pink, sweet, and nauseating. I was just asking Peggy about Fred’s wife.”

“Never mind, Mom,” says Peggy. “I know what you’re both thinking.”

“What are we thinking?” asks Al.

“You’re afraid I might be in love with Fred,” says Peggy.

“Why, I never had any such ide-” begins Al.

“Shut up, Al,” explains Millie. “Are you in love with him?”

Peggy pauses. “Yes,” she says. “But I don’t want to be! That’s why I asked him and his wife to go-“

In This Episode:

  • Teresa Wright as Peggy Stephenson
  • Frederic March as Al Stephenson
  • Myrna Loy as Milly Stephenson
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