Brought up by a neighboring family in the 1880s, Jeb is an orphan who grows up haunted by nightmares of the childhood trauma in which his own family was killed. His life becomes more complicated as he realizes that he is in love with his adopted sister Thorley, and his adopted brother Adam has come to hate him.
After the dawn of sound and before the Production Code, Hollywood ran wild and free. Fearlessly and frankly tackling subjects and scenes that would quickly become forbidden to a generation of filmmakers, these seldom-seen pre-Code wonders are both revelatory and sin-sational. This fifth volume takes a walk on the wild side. Hard to handle: Con leads to con when the prize money for a rigged dance marathon is stolen. Ladies they talk about: "Nan Taylor,...