Cast & Crew
William D. Taylor
While Jack Brookfield is entertaining guests at his gambling house in Louisville, young Clay Whipple, who is obsessed by a fear of cat's-eye jewels, is taunted by Tom Denning with a scarfpin and kills him. Clay, who loves Viola, Brookfield's niece, is then tried and sentenced to death. Brookfield visits Judge Prentice and convinces him that Clay is entitled to a retrial; and he exposes Hardmuth, an attorney seeking the gubernatorial nomination, as involved in the governor-elect's murder. Hardmuth tries to shoot Brookfield, but the latter, through mental suggestion, thwarts him, and in the second trial Clay is acquitted. He is later reunited with the woman he loves.