William Holden (McDonald Walling)
June Allyson (Mary Blemond Walling)
Barbara Stanwyck (Julia O. Tredway)
Fredric March (Loren Phineas Shaw)
Walter Pidgeon (Frederick Y. Alderson)
Shelley Winters (Eva Bardeman)
When the head of a large manufacturing firm dies suddenly from a stroke, his vice-presidents vie to see who will replace him.