John Gibbs, a former dock worker, becomes a successful stock broker. Through his friends Donald Valentine and Elsie Chandler, he meets Marie Van Dusen. When the Van Dusens lose their money, Marie's mother advises her to marry Gibbs to save the family. Marie does not love Gibbs, but consents to the marriage to please her mother. Gibbs learns that Marie has been out with Valentine for an evening, with his wife being insulted by Valentine. Learning that Valentine's money is tied up in stocks, Gibbs decides to break him. He forces the stocks down and ruins Valentine, but in the process, loses his own fortune. Marie now realizes that she does love Gibbs and stays with him. Written by
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