Susan Crane; John Renwa; Frank Crane; Mrs. Crane; Mr. Renwa; Mrs. Renwa
Susan falls in love with John, but is shocked when he admits he’s an American Indian. She accepts his marriage proposal but her parents are violently prejudiced and beat Susan when she refuses to stop seeing him. However, when John speaks at a bond rally and reveals that he won the Medal of Honor, Susan’s parents and the rest of the townspeople change their minds about him. Susan and John can now marry.
To save her brother Jimmy from jail, secretary Kit is forced to take a job as a scantily-clad “hostess” for Rudy, whose skating rink is a front for crooked activities. Kit falls in love with U.S. Navy sailor Steve but Rudy compels her to act like a slut in front of him. Kit confesses all to Jimmy, who tips off Steve. Steve and his Navy pals attack the club and rescue Kit; Rudy will go to jail and Kit will marry Steve.
Peg Bruce; Mrs. Bruce; Hal; Jan; Jim; Larry Thornton
Peg’s soldier boyfriend Hal is deployed overseas but doesn’t write to her. A friend convinces her to go on a double-date but when her escort makes a pass, Peg says “I never want any man but Hal to touch me!” When she’s rescued in the woods by hunter Larry, Peg gives in to her feelings and they kiss. Feeling forgotten by Hal, Peg dates Larry. However, Hal comes home: he didn’t write to Peg because he was “delirious with fever.” Peg says she’ll never doubt his love again.
Marcia dates many men, dropping each one for a better “prospect”; even after accepting an engagement ring from Brad, she flaunts herself to others. Marcia dumps Brad when she meets Frank, whom she really loves. However, Brad uses her for sex and then says “it’s been lots of fun, kid” and tells her he’s moving to another country. When Marcia protests, Frank says he’s just doing to her what she did to Brad and many other men. Marcia is left alone.