Description:02 00 17 00 United States. The 20s. In badly frequented bar. An elegant woman, Virginia Valli, a young middle-class person enters. Close-up on sat Lon Chaney on the ground and threatened by a gangster. He roars by seeing the young lady. Close-up on woman with black, very elegant lace shawl and the air authoritarian, Christine Mayo. The gangsters seize Valli and take him. Close-up on Mayo and Valli. Close-up on Chaney prisoner on the ground. He begs, implores pity. Mayo prevents Valli from going to comfort Chaney. Opposition and adversity of both women. Mayo threatens Valli, past vengeance, rancor.