James Devon, a playwright, takes a villa on the Mediterranean, where he can work in quiet and without interruption. His daughter. May, is terribly bored. She goes to the hotel where her friend, Edna Lee, another American girl, is staying, and they discover Billy Green, a student of archaeology. Green, however, is so engrossed in his subjects that he is blind to the girls' attractions. This piques May, and she makes a vow that she will win his love. Armed with a statuette, she wanders with Edna to a seat in the hotel grounds near where Green is sitting. Then she tells her friend enthusiastically about this treasure which she has unearthed in her garden. Green becomes interested at once and asks to call the next day to investigate. The girls go to a curio shop and stock up with "antiquities." With the help of Snow Ball, the negro gardener, the girls bury these near the villa, and the next day Green digs them up. He is so excited over the possibility that they are living over a buried ...
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