This melodramatic gangster tale opens with Clarke telling her mobster boy friend, Ellis, that she's dumping him for true love. The other man is rich boy Hall, who marries Clarke, knowing nothing of her sordid past. After the wedding and a baby, former lover Ellis busts out of prison and
comes seeking revenge for Clarke's assumed betrayal of him. Her in-laws are outraged at her past life and pressure her into giving up the baby and never darkening their doorway again. Hall goes off to Paris to get a divorce and Clarke ends up making her living in a nightclub. Soon Ellis shows up
to kill her, but before he gets the chance he is gunned down by a detective. Hall return...