The evangelistic plot of THE GODLESS GIRL has to do with an invidious secret high-school organization, the Atheist Society, led by Basquette, which is assaulted by the religious group led by Duryea, flinging fruits and vegetables (director De Mille was reportedly hit in the face by a melon
during the shooting). The melee ends up in a fist-fight, during which a 15-year old girl is accidentally catapulted to her death from a third-story landing. The two opposed leaders and Quillan, convicted of complicity, are sent to a reformatory, where assorted brutalities are visited on them.
There they meet Prevost, a hardened female inmate, with whom Quillan initiates a through...