A teacher's opposition to dismissal by a tyrannical school superintendent throws a small town into turmoil.
A naive salesclerk is named "Miss Courtesy" by her store and is awarded an all-expenses paid trip to Nassau. While vacationing at the exotic locale, she falls under the spell of a suave and sophisticated man of the world.
A gas station owner in a small prairie town decides to expose the local political boss as the evil that he is. The angry strongman responds by hiring a hit man to kill the troublemaker.
A lumberjack actively guards a mysterious black box in his possession. This piques the curiosity of the others in the logging camp. Everyone has a theory about its contents, ranging from love letters to evidence of a murder.
A young teenaged boy gets a bit part in a play so he can meet his idol, Abraham Lincoln. Instead, he ends up witnessing the assassination of the President at the Ford Theater.
A young mechanic hides a shameful secret-- he's unable to read, having left school early because of poverty. He believe his illiteracy stands in the way of him achieving success.
A family is at odds when the father, successful in the lumber business, insists his son take over the company. The son, married and expecting a child soon, wants to finish law school instead.
Authorities hope that their release a low-level war criminal will lead them to a Nazi Germany leader who "disappeared" after World War II. Following the released man, they're led to a small Connecticut town and a respected professor.o