Jack Holt plays Sam Sandell, an American engineer working in India who rescues a pretty half-caste girl (Aileen Pringle) from a tiger's attack, but is badly wounded himself. The girl, Chameli Brentwood, nurses him back to health and out of gratitude he marries her, ignoring the fact that he has a fiancée, Harriet Halehurst (Eva Novak), back home. The couple had argued before Sandell left the States, and Harriet shows up in India hoping for a reconciliation. Instead she finds that Sandell has decided to stay with his new bride. But in the racially prejudiced 1920s, this could never be a satisfactory denouement, so the scenarists get Chameli out of the way by making her unfaithful. She runs off with Raj Singh (Bertram Grassby) -- "a man of her own race," noted trade paper Motion Picture News -- then dies, conveniently enabling Sandell and Harriet to reconcile.
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