Classic drama starring Shirley Temple. Don Middleton (Joel McCrea) is so caught up with his work he neglects his wife Elsa (Rosemary Ames). Lonely Elsa begins to spend more time with Don's best friend and they become attracted to one another. Don and Elsa decide to get a divorce, unaware of the effect their problems are having on their daughter Molly (Temple). When Elsa announces plans to remarry, Molly runs away from home.