Marion Fernley (Mary Fuller) is being courted by two men: rich produce dealer John Black (Charles Richman) and poor agriculture student Robert Merritt (Chester Barnett). She chooses Merritt and after they wed, they settle down to a farm in upstate New York. But because of the food trust, Merritt is unable to make a profit. Marion urges him to fight but in the end he sells out, so she leaves him and heads for the city where she takes on the battle herself. She introduces a bill in the state senate that would bring the food distribution centers under government control. In this she is battled by the head of the trust -- her old lover, John Black. But (in a highly idealistic plot turn), Black has a change of heart because of his warm feelings for his former love, and the bill is allowed to be passed. Her job done, Marion returns to her husband. This picture -- a protest against the food barons -- was endorsed by Herbert Hoover who, at the time, was the United States Food Administrator.
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