Abandoned by her mother at a young age, Molly Louvain is seen as no good, but she dreams of living respectably with her sweetheart Jimmy, who has promised to marry her. When Molly arrives at Jimmy's house to finally meet his mother she is informed that both Jimmy and his mother have been called out-of-town suddenly and that the dinner has been canceled. Heartbroken and carrying Jimmy's unborn child, Molly takes to the road with Nicky Grant, a small-time crook from her past. A couple years pass and she leaves her daughter in the care of another woman. One night Jimmy and his college pals visit the dance hall where Molly works as a hostess. Jimmy and Molly are happy to see one another and catch up on old times. Drunk and jealous, Nicky orders Molly and Jimmy into a car he has stolen. When the police spot the car, Nicky fires some shots and runs into an alley, hitting an officer before being wounded himself. Molly drives off in the car with Jimmy. With a cop dead, the entire city is on ...
Did You Know?
The term "tinsel girl" is used several times. It refers to the title character in the unproduced play by Maurine Dallas Watkins
this film is based on. See more
In the opening scene in the park, the camera dolly tracks are clearly visible in the grass. See more
Takes practice to live with a bullet in your heart.
Music by Chauncey Olcott
and Ernest Ball
Lyrics by Rida Johnson Young
Played on a radio and sung by an unidentified tenor See more