This solid, fast-paced crime tale stars Quinn as a brutal and powerful gangster who is shocked to learn that his sister, Bancroft, is pregnant by a small-time hood about to be executed. Not wanting his sister to wind up an unwed mother, Quinn pulls every trick in the book to get the father
of the baby, Granger, out of the electric chair. The scheme works and Granger soon finds himself married to Bancroft, which does not please him. When the baby is stillborn, Quinn flies into a rage and persecutes Granger. Granger reacts by diving once again into a life of crime, cheating on
Bancroft all the while. Outraged, Quinn frames Granger on a murder rap, sending the kid bac...