John Grayson, while attending a musicale, is introduced to the singer of a particular song which strikes his fancy, and subsequently marries her. Business takes Grayson to South America. The ship is wrecked, and Grayson finds himself afloat on a piece of wreckage with two other survivors. One by one they drop into the sea from exhaustion, and he loses consciousness. When he comes to again he finds himself on a steamer bound for Australia. The experience and exposure have affected his brain, rendering it a total blank. His hair is snow white. Two business men take him into their confidence, and teach him the constructing engineering business. He proves to be a good man, and he is sent to New York. At a reception he attends he hears the song that first attracted his attention. It is played by his wife. In a moment his memory returns, and we see him clasped in his wife's arms.
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