Spinster, workaholic banker Kate Osgood, held captive in her house by a man who intends to rob her bank, decides, despite the suspicions of an enamored doctor, to hide his actual intentions when the man saves her from a fire she starts.
Harry Cummings must flee after wounding in self defense at a poker game a high ranking criminal whose desire for revenge interferes with Harry's plan to use his winnings to marry his hometown sweetheart.
A stranger attempts a swindle in shabby Florida Keys inn by interesting the owners and patrons in an inherited treasure map that he knows leads to a junk hoard but falls for the owner's restless sister.
James Lindsey insists his children Fitzjames and Violet face reality when Christmas fantasies are strong, but when their snowman comes to life and starts providing magical experiences, his sense of reality is shaken, until his wife Helen reminds him of his own magical experiences.
When two struggling people, a musician and young woman, make a deal in a pawnshop to resolve their individual financial shortfalls, an attraction, complicated by the woman's licentious landlady and overbearing suitor, ensues.
Arriving in America, Antonin and granddaughter Vlasta learn that their sponsor is deceased, so they escape the immigration authorities to try to persuade the sponsor's son to take his father's place, but the son is resistant to do so.
A remarried father tries to convince his son to love his new step-mother. It's a tough task because the boy has fond memories of his fun-loving late mother. Matters are complicated when the new wife becomes pregnant and needs the boy's care. Major inroads are made when the wife helps save the child's injured dog.
A woman saloon owner in California, known as gunslinger "Madame 44," is tried and acquitted for murder after defending herself from a claim jumper. Later, passing for respectability in New Orleans, a suitor threatens to expose her past.
A wealthy man, whose poor friend has stolen the man's fiancée, bets the friend a fortune that the friend can not spend ten years in solitary confinement, which bet the friend accepts, despite the love of the woman.
A wealthy fashion woman, poor in youth, faces a dilemma as to whether to extract her long desired revenge on a man with whom she eloped in her youth but who allowed his rich family to annul the marriage for a débutante he wants to leave.