A con man (Ernest Torrence) and the beautiful girl (Mary Nolan) posing as his daughter rob a diamond mine and escape into the Kalahari Desert, taking the mine's manager (John Gilbert) with them as a hostage. But with the sun blazing overhead and the sand sizzling under their feet, the thieves have no choice but to turn to their captive to lead them to safety in this exciting silent-era drama. 62 min. Standard; Soundtrack: Dolby Digital mono music score. Silent with music score.