Chick Parker and Pete Pendleton are songwriters that are en route from New York to Hollywood to make their fame and fortune; Dorothy, a lunch wagon proprietor, joins them.
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Beauty Parlor is an uncompromising look at the lives of two beauticians, Sally and Joan as they struggle to survive in the big city. Unable to make rent with their meager salaries, both girls fall into becoming escorts for rich older men. A life of ill repute quickly leads to Joan taking the fall in an extortion scam. Sally is forced to marry one of her repulsive clients so she can bail out her friend, but selling her soul may be too steep a price to pay.
The daughter of a senator from South Dakota visits Manhattan for the first time, eager to see the sights of the big city. While there, she finds herself caught up in an affair with a married man, whose wife soon commits suicide. Complications ensue.
Naïve insurance agent ‘Cyclone’ Case falls in love with Sylvia Martine, whose father has a dispute with gangster Mike Slade. When Sylvia is kidnapped by Slade and his gang, ‘Cyclone’ decides to save her and wanders straight into a gang war without even realizing it.
A young man gets into trouble with his girl when he tries his hand at a publicity campaign for a meatpacking house.
Fingers is planning a half-million-dollar bank robbery in gang boss Cobra Collins’ territory. Fingers’ moll Connie tries to bluff Cobra into thinking the hit won’t be for another week when the call comes through saying it’s now.
During the 1917 Russian revolution, a group of aristocrats find themselves in the custody of a brutal Communist revolutionary. He lusts after one of them, a ballerina, and gives her an ultimatum: give in to him or her friends will face the firing squad.
Marianne falls in love with con man Valentine who uses their relation to get her father’s endorsement on a money-raising scheme. He runs off with the money and Marianne, later dumping her. Her sister Laura loves Dr. Lindley although she knows he loves Marianne. Marianne returns and marries a wealthy young man, and Lindley turns his love toward Laura.