A crook's ex-wife marries the state's governor, and the crook sees an opportunity to make some money by threatening to expose his wife's past if the governor doesn't pay him off. The crook's son, who is also a criminal, doesn't want to see his mother disgraced and determines to stop his father, but things don't turn out the way he planned.
Not in years has the screen given you drama so realistic---so vivid---so appealing! A supreme characterization by the star of the immortal "The Patent Leather Kid."
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Did You Know?
The role of Dot, the chorus girl, was written for Barbara Stanwyck
, who originated the part on Broadway. Lina Basquette
, who plays Dot in this film, later wrote in her autobiography that she was shocked that Stanwyck had not been brought in to reprise her star-making role. See more
Remade as I'd Give My Life