Editor Charles dies. (0:50)
Newspaper owner's wife Virginia tells journalist Georges, "You must be mad." (1:03)
Virginia tells Georges, "You're right. It's a kind of madness." (1:09)
Charles' twice bereaved widow Madeleine tells George, referring to her lover Comte de Vaudrec, "I've just come from his death bed." (1:14)
Virginia's daughter Susanne tells Georges, referring to her mother's painting, "it's a mania with her." (1:30)
Georges tells widow Clotilde, "Egotism is everything. Egotism as regards ambition and fortune is better than egotism as regards woman and love." (1:33)
Remade as Bel Ami.