Polly Fulton (Barbara Stanwyck) is the only daughter of rich indu
strialist B.F. Fulton (Charles Coburn). She is about to marry the man of her dreams, attorney Robert Tasmin (Richard Hart), then she meets the intellectual Thomas Brett (Van Heflin). They fall in love and soon they marry. Brett has always been opposed to the wasteful lifestyle of the rich, and the anger he feels, when he realizes that he has through his marriage become on of the rich, is turned against his wife.