Jezebel (1938) - Details
Angry with her fiance, Julie Marsten intends to embarrass Pres Dillard at the Olympus Ball, a major New Orleans social event at which their engagement is to be announced. Unmarried women customarily wear a white gown; she will wear red. The trick backfires and the engagement is broken. Three years later Pres arrives at Julie's plantation with his wife Amy. During a yellow fever epidemic in New Orleans Pres is stricken and Julie arrives to nurse him.