Jiang Zhenmei wins the Best Actress Award for her role in A Bolt From The Blue, a movie by Cheng Tingwen, who is also the year's Best Director. Zhenmei and Tingwen announce their engagement, which is opposed by Tingwen's brother. Tingwen is puzzled when his bride says that they have
to live in separate rooms for the sake of her career. He is shocked when his wife continues to patronize nightclubs and flirt with wealthy merchants and producers.