Millie Blake is a small town girl who falls in love and marries slick businessman Jack Maitland. After Millie gives birth to a daughter, their marriage falls apart when she catches Jack with his mistress. Millie is determined to make it on her own with her daughter. However, Millie finds heartbreak again when she discovers her boyfriend Tommy has cheated on her. Years pass and she becomes a hardened woman. She discovers that her old beau Jimmy Damier has plans to seduce her daughter. Bursting in on the pair Millie shoots and kills Jimmy and is charged with his death and a trial insues.