Dull, overlong and incredibly repetitious. How can he! -- The story of a moderately successful London surgeon and his marriage to an untutored mannequin. She realizes her shortcomings and he supplies her every whim. With the aid of a Lady Hartwell, she accomplishes her aim -- and cuts a whirl in London society. They move in an extravagant circle -- the husband sinks deep in debt --his wife thinks she is attracting a wealthy clientele. Then -- an unsuccessful operation, ill-advisedly undertaken -- and his reputation smashes, and their world goes crash. They move to the country -- and make a fresh start.