Margaret has given up her stage career to marry inventor Jerry Benson. Jerry fails to impress oil executive William Graves with his idea, but Margaret has better luck when she catches Graves' attention and she both makes the sale and becomes the object of Graves' obsession. Profits from the invention make the Bensons wealthy; however Graves schemes to steal Margaret from Jerry by swindling them out of their money and getting Broadway floozy Gloria to break up their marriage.
Did You Know?
Filmed in 1925, it was originally supposed to be Natacha Rambova
's vehicle, and had a different title ("Do Clothes Make the Woman?"). After her divorce from Rudolph Valentino
the production company retitled it "When Love Grows Cold" and billed her as "Mrs. Rudolph Valentino". She was so horrified by these offenses that she never did anything in film again--even behind the scenes. See more