Faye is a nightclub singer running away from a murder charge and posing as a Russian emigre on a train going to Shanghai. She meets Baxter, a newspaperman who drinks the way newspapermen are supposed to drink, heavily and noisily. When bandits attack the area ahead and the train detours,
Faye seeks safety in the American consulate and Warner soon follows. Winninger runs the consulate in his customary believable manner, but that's about all that's believable in this rag-tag film that's been edited so deeply it's hard to guess what they had in mind when they began shooting. The rest
of the picture has to do with American missionaries being rescued, bandits, shootings...