Based on the 1931 film, A FREE SOUL, which starred Norma Shearer, Clark Gable, and Lionel Barrymore (in the roles played by Taylor, Lamas, and Powell in this version). The story stars Taylor as the spoiled daughter of Powell, a prominent criminal lawyer. Taylor falls in love with Lamas,
a ringleader of a gambling syndicate and one of Powell's clients. Despite the opposition of Powell and her ex-boy friend, Young, she is determined to marry Lamas. On the eve of her wedding, Taylor discovers that Lamas is about to be brought before a crime investigation committee. Lamas assaults
Powell in front of Taylor, making her come to her senses just before Lamas is bumped off ...