The simple truth presented in this picture is that man is a combative animal and a predatory one. This is especially true where a woman is the prize covered by two males. The lady in the case is an ex-circus rider by the name of Pauline. She is married to a man of wealth, and preserves a memory of a circus performer, who in this case contributes his modest share to human evolution by walking a tightrope. This is about all that he does well, and there is nothing doing on the credit side of his ledger when he calls upon Pauline at a time when she begins to long for a little variety in life, such as is afforded by automobile tastes with a trolley-car income, the lot of the average circus performer. The husband does not approve of the invader, and instead of carrying his wife away to Palm Beach for a season he bursts into all kinds of rage; there are fifty-seven varieties shown in this screen portrayal, and so outrages his wife's self-respect that she leaves him and goes back to the old ...
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