His weak-willed mother and the son Fred, whom she has spoiled, are the mill-stones around Dan's neck. Ida, who loves him, determines to save him from their influence. The girl is assistant district attorney. Fred is arrested as a cocaine vendor. When Dan comes to plead for him, Ida opens his eyes to the realization that Fred is only reaping the harvest of the seed of viciousness he has sowed. The mother also realizes the part she has played in bringing about her son's downfall. Ida weds Dan, while the heart-broken mother vows to bring about Fred's regeneration.
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