In this rather ludicrous morality play, Alice Brady plays Hope, who has inherited the fickle ways of her mother, Estelle. Estelle runs out on her second husband, Jack Evans (George W. Howard), when Hope is only four. She grows up to play Circe in an opera and meets Jack at a resort. She doesn't remember her stepfather, and he doesn't recognize her, so they fall in love and marry. But Hope quickly gets bored with married life and reacquaints herself with her old love, her theatrical manager. Jack catches them together and pours poison into one of two glasses of wine. At gun point he forces Hope to serve both himself and her lover without knowing which is getting the poison. The theatrical manager is the recipient and Jack walks out as Hope collapses over his dead body. Much later, Hope is recuperating at the shore and encounters Jack once again. Jack refuses to forgive her until she shows him a picture of herself as a child. He then realizes she is his long-lost stepdaughter. But before he can say anything her wheelchair rolls off a cliff, killing her.
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