Myrna Loy captures the work put into a long term relationships in this compelling scene. She was an actress that under played scenes even when theatrical acting styles were popular. Her daughter (Teresa Wright) in the scene views her parents as a perfect post WWII couple. Director William Wyler was a master at composing shots featuring multiple characters.
I've often seen characters lunge across the bed in a fit of tears. In all my years of ups and downs, I have not fallen victim to such an outburst. Tears I have certainly have shed. I don't own a acceptable substitute like a chaise lounge either.