Dedicated physician George Ferguson (Gable) is engaged to wealthy Laura Hudson (Loy) who wants him to spend more time with her by taking up a society practice. While on the outs with Laura, George has a fling with nurse Barbara (Allan), who gets pregnant. She has a back-alley abortion and dies, which makes George and Laura both realize that he needs to do more serious work. Adapted from the Sidney Kingsley play. The first of several pairings for Gable and Loy.