Dr. Ross Lowell's professional duties are so exacting that he is obliged to somewhat neglect Cecile, his vivacious girl-wife. She suffers innumerable disappointments in broken engagements and grows somewhat dissatisfied with her lot. Through Maude Leigh, her chum, she meets Richard Burnett, an actor and matinee idol, and is flattered by his marked interest in her. Maude gives Cecile a leading part in an amateur theatrical she is giving, and Burnett, infatuated with Cecile, agrees to direct the production of the play. Cecile displays undreamed of talent in her emotional part, and Ross, greatly pleased and proud of his wife, sees no danger in Burnett's frequent calls. The inevitable happens Cecile's head is turned; she grieves over a lost career and is finally persuaded to elope with Burnett. Deserting her little child and her husband, she enters the theatrical field, which she imagines is her real sphere. Five years pass and Cecile has attained the dazzling height to which she has ...
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