Botts, an evil companion of her early life, offers to stake Belle, a reformed woman swindler, money and an outfit if she will go to an exclusive hotel and rob a wealthy English widow of her jewels. Belle consents and registers at the hotel. She at once makes friends with the rich widow's little daughter, and through the child, she comes to know the widow. Things go nicely with Belle until a scientist arrives. The widow begins a flirtation with him. Through close observation Belle comes to admire the scientist, and envy the widow her companion. Belle's opportunity to steal the jewels arrives. However, her slight association with the scientist has worked a change in her. She puts off the robbery. The scientist is pleasantly impressed with Belle and a slight intimacy springs up. Botts, suspecting trouble, comes to take charge of the robbery himself. Belle is now in love with the scientist, and throws Botts aside. As a matter of revenge, Botts steals the jewels and places them in the ...
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