Sometime in the 1850s, Lord Edward Hogarth joins four other rich men for a night of gambling.
Their host is the extremely wealthy Mr. Blithely, who spends his life wasting his wife’s money and winning it back by playing cards.
What follows is a night of scandalous and gluttonous behavior of five aristocratic men. Oblivious to other people’s feelings, these ill-mannered simpletons waste their lives by gambling. Until the night reaches an inevitable crescendo that puts the world of Edward and Mr. Blithely in perspective.Read More