|Directed by: Joseph Henabery
Written by: C. Gardner Sullivan (screenplay and story)
Louise Glaum ... Mary Norwood
Matt Moore ... Lloyd Norwood
William Conklin ... Joe the Swell
Noah Beery ... Jack Frost
Jack Nelson ... Pussyfoot Connor
Arthur Millett ... William B. Ashford (as Arthur Millet)
Peggy Pearce ... Goldie Lewis
Production Company: J. Parker Read Jr. Productions
Distribution Company: W.W. Hodkinson
Produced by: J. Parker Read Jr.
Cinematography by: Charles J. Stumar
Edited by: Ralph Dixon
Art Direction by: W.L. Heywood
Leo H. Braun
A.N. Merryman Jr.
Louise Glaum gowns designed by Louise Glaum
Presenter & Supervisor: J. Parker Read Jr.
Length: 6 Reels
Runtime: 90 Minutes
Released: August 29, 1920
At first Louise Glaum, famed for her vamp roles, seems to be a bit miscast in this seven-reeler -- Mary
Norwood (Glaum) is the ever faithful wife of Lloyd (Matt Moore), an opium-smoking womanizer. But
when Lloyd becomes entangled in an underworld murder, Mary believes he is innocent and sets
about to prove it. She disguises herself as a Chicago con woman and spends the rest of the movie
vamping everyone in sight -- something Glaum excelled at -- until she finds the real killer. The story
to this picture would have been tired and dull if it had been written by anyone but C. Gardner
Plot Synopsis by Janiss Garza, Allmovie.com
When respectable Lloyd Norwood becomes infatuated with moll Goldie Lewis, he falls into a life of
debasement, which results in his being accused of the murder of gangland henchman Joe the Swell.
Norwood's wife Mary, convinced of her husband's innocence, determines to clear his name.
Disguising herself as a vamp and infiltrating the underworld, Mary extracts a confession from the real
murderer, Pussyfoot Connor, who is duped by Mary into believing that he sees the ghost of the
murdered man. Later, in order to have witnesses to the story, Mary takes a midnight dinner with
gang leader Jack Frost, arousing the jealousy of Connor, who enters and accuses Frost of instigating
the murder. The police, alerted to the scheme, rush in and arrest the criminals. Finally, a phone call
to the warden of the prison results in Norwood's release as a wiser man.
Plot Synopsis from AFI.com