While imprisoned in a Confederate girls boarding school, a Union soldier cons his way into each of the lonely women's hearts.
- Don Siegel
- Albert Maltz
- Malpaso Company, The
During the civil war, injured Yankee soldier, John McBurney is rescued on the verge of death by a teenage girl from a southern boarding school. She manages to get him back to the school, and at first the all-female staff and pupils are scared. As he starts to recover, one by one he charms them and the atmosphere becomes filled with jealousy and deceit.