Presley is a backwoods delinquent youngster who, after a fight, is paroled into the care of his crooked uncle, a tonic manufacturer. He also must pay weekly visits to psychiatrist Lange, a widow, who discovers a talent for writing in the young man and nurses it along, finally becoming
attracted to him. In the meantime, Presley is carrying on with the pushy Weld and the more reserved Perkins. Instead of concerning himself with romance, he concentrates on his education and leaves for college, presumably to become a literary giant. The well-versed fellow also manages a few tunes:
"In My Way," "I Slipped, I Stumbled, I Fell" (Fred Weiss, Ben Weidman), "Lonely Man" (Ben...