Future director Henry King stars in this Balboa three-reel drama. Harry Wentworth (King) is the profligate son of a ranch owner. His father is tired of Harry's irresponsible drinking and gambling and banishes him from home. Harry becomes a sailor, but right away gets in trouble with the captain. The hard work does him good, however, and when he feels he's had enough of the captain's brutality, he escapes overboard with a couple of friends, whom he takes to his father's ranch. Back home he discovers that his father is in danger of losing his ranch to scheming lawyer Jim Martin. Martin is in love with Ethel Crandall (Dorothy Davenport), the sister of gambler Ralph Crandall. Harry falls in love with her, too, and he helps Ralph to reform. The two of them work together to get Wentworth's mortgage back from Martin. When they are successful, Martin kidnaps Ethel. Ralph, Harry and his pals go in pursuit and after they save her, she happily agrees to wed Harry.
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