U.S. sailor Jimmy Harrigan, on shore leave in San Pedro, meets and falls for Sally Brent She promises to wait for him when he ships out to San Francisco, but Jimmy becomes jealous and tells her off when he learns Sally has entered a marathon dance contest sponsored by a lecherous snake named Baron Portola. Along with several of his Navy pals, Jimmy goes to the ballroom the night of the dance marathon, to try to change Sally’s mind and win her back.
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Stephen plays the Olympic-athlete husband of Claire, who in turn is the object of desire for Parisian millionaire Gerald Grey. To keep Stephen from catching on, Young hires Germaine to pose as his wife. Later, Gerald arranges to catch Stephen in a compromising situation with Germaine, thus leaving the field clear for Claire. But when Stephen falls for Germaine, Gerald finds that he is genuinely jealous!
A doctor who is also a “mentalist” confesses to a murder. The only problem is that the murder he’s confessed to hasn’t happened yet–although dead bodies are now starting to turn up all over the place. A reporter sets out to solve the “mystery”.
Captain Donald King of the British Army goes to India just as World War I breaks out, convincing his comrades that he is a coward. In reality, he is on a secret mission to rescue British soldiers held prisoner there.
Joan Fry, a society woman, falls in love with Chuck Riley, the white-leader of a powerful gang in Chinatown, and he quickly drags her down into the depths with him. But seeing her so much in love with him causes him to realize he isl in love with her, and he determines to lift her up again. “Boston” Charley, the rival gang-leader, has other plans.