Eager to improve her social standing, New Orleans gambling boat owner Joan Blondell forsakes longtime beau John Wayne and weds well-to-do customer Ray Middleton. Middleton's aristocratic family, however, objects to the union, and when he dies from poison meant for Blondell, she's charged with his murder. Can Wayne save her from the gallows in this lively costume drama? 87 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English.