Introduced to Marie Forrest, the actress, by a mutual friend, John becomes infatuated with her. Ignorant of his family ties, she accepts him as a friend. His wife and child cannot help feeling his estrangement. At the close of the season, Marie, on the advice of her physician, seeks a quiet spot and stops by chance at the same hotel where John's wife and child are staying. The two women become great friends and spend all their time together. John, conscience-stricken, and missing his family very much, takes a run to the beach. He gets there just as Alice, who is bathing with her little girl, is taken with a cramp and nearly drowned. Marie, who is on the beach, sees the child's danger and saves her. In the excitement of the moment, Marie and John do not look at each other. Both work over Alice. As signs of life appear, they glance up and incidentally recognize each other. Marie sees all. A happy home is preserved, and Marie, to whom John has become to mean a great deal, makes an effort...
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