Cast & Crew
An old inventor is robbed of his inventions by an unscrupulous rich man. When the inventor dies, his daughter Violet goes to New York and joins the "Follies," where she is advertised as "The Belle of New York." The rich man's son is infatuated with Violet, and is introduced to her anonymously as Jack. When Violet learns of Jack's identity, she casts him off. He takes to drinking and she joins the Salvation Army. Jack is attacked in an underworld saloon just as Violet enters in Salvation Army attire. She nurses him at his home. When Jack's father discovers with whom Jack is in love, he begs forgiveness for the wrong he did Violet's father.
M. Winkler's credit, as reported in contemporary sources, was
"Mus accompaniment selected and compiled by M. Winkler, with themes from the play by G. Kerker." In 1951, M-G-M made a version of the play which was directed by Charles Walters and starred Fred Astaire and Vera-Ellen (see below).