Constant Nymph, The (1943) - You've Broken My Spine

First scene for Joan Fontaine, unleashed as Swiss teen Tessa, telling sisters (Jean Muir as "Kate," Joyce Reynolds "Paula") of a family friend (Charles Boyer, not seen) arriving, grouchy stepmother (Joan Blair) not spoiling it, Edmund Goulding directing, The Constant Nymph, 1943.