A melodrama as only the early 1930s could make them. In this juicy melodrama ripe with crime, misunderstandings and one woman's sacrifice, a mother confesses to a murder she did not commit in the hopes that it will save her daughter from conviction. Onlythe daughter knows the truth, that murder was accidental, making her the only person who can save her mother from her fate in the electric chair. The only trouble is: Her daughter's nowhere in sight; she's on a world cruise. As the clock ticks down to execution, can this daughter's devotion spare her mother's life?