LAUGHING SINNERS had already finished shooting when the studio bosses saw the response to Gable as Crawford's man in DANCE, FOOLS, DANCE, so they cut all the already-shot footage with Johnny Mack Brown and reshot the scenes with Gable, who was billed under Neil Hamilton. Crawford is a
nightclub thrush who gets tossed aside by a shifty traveling salesman, Hamilton, whom she thinks the sun rises and falls upon. When he dumps her, she thinks there's nothing left to live for so she takes a dive off a bridge into the local river. Gable, a Salvation Army worker, saves her and begins
to redo her life. Under his tutelage, she forswears the nightery existence and begins to ...