Gene and Betty long to marry, but their parents want them to wait until they are older. In a secret pact, the pair decide to go ahead and Gene makes all the plans. They can't go through with it, but guilt and shame ruins their carefree relationship. Can they move on with their lives?
Verne is an ex-Army medic who poses as a doctor even though he has no degree. Each time his secret is exposed, he moves on to another job. At the Carlton hospital, Verne dates Gail and she discovers the truth. Verne flees but is badly injured in an auto accident. Gail says she’ll stand by him after he recovers and is put on trial.