Tom, the son of a millionaire, marries Gladys de Vere, a chorus girl. His father, hearing of this, disowns the boy. Learning that her husband will be penniless, Gladys soon leaves him. Tom, cast off by father and wife, has nowhere to go and listens to the lure of the open road. Answering its call, he becomes a tramp. Before long the long constant walking in the air makes a new man out of the dissipated youth. He meets a traveling Uncle Tom show and they give him a job pasting billboards. He falls in love with Linette, a pretty actress, thereby incurring the enmity of Joe Briggs, an actor. Joe and Tom come to blows and in this fight Tom discovers the good that the open road worked in his heretofore feeble muscles, and he knocks the actor out with no difficulty at all, thus winning the right to pay court to Linette. But as Tom looks into the trusting face of the girt, whom he knows returns his love, he remembers that other woman to whom he gave his name and he knows he has no right to ...
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