It was Leonora Eames’ childhood dream come true. She had married Smith Ohlrig, a person price hundreds of thousands. However her harmless dream turned a nightmare as soon as she realizes the reality about her husband – he’s energy mad and insane! Since he won’t grant her a divorce, she leaves her lifetime of luxurious on Lengthy Island and goes to work as a receptionist in an impoverished physician’s workplace in NYC’s decrease east facet. After Smith deceives her into a brief reconciliation, Leonora turns into pregnant. By the point she realizes she is anticipating, she and one of many docs, Larry Quinada (James Mason), have fallen in love. However she is once more lured backed to her rich husband to provide her little one monetary safety. Her sadistic husband is hell-bent on retaining her and her little one prisoner. What is going to occur to Leonora?