An early talkie, beset with problems of crude recording methods, offers only 22 of its 70 minutes in dialog form; the rest is in the standard silent mode. La Plante, in her sound debut, is a former socialite who must get a job after coming on hard times. Her new position brings her in
contact with several old acquaintances, including former lover Boles, now married to a woman who later is murdered. Though still infatuated with Boles, La Plante rejects his advances and marries Gordon instead. On the night of Boles' wife's death, Boles had visited La Plante, and only she can
provide him with an alibi. She does so and saves him from the death penalty. The musical arra...