MacArthur, in a promising screen debut, is the misunderstood 16-year-old son of film executive Daly. He goes to the movies and gets himself kicked out, but not before being provoked into hitting the house manager, Bissell. When MacArthur is arrested, he's insolent to the police and loses
any sympathy he had gained from arresting officer Gregory. Daly uses his influence to get the charges dropped, though he won't listen to his son's side of the story. MacArthur tries to get Bissell to tell his father the truth, but Bissell refuses and tries to toss the teenager out of his office.
MacArthur hits the man once more and is again arrested. However, this time Gregory beli...