John Sterling takes his young wife Lillie with
him when he goes to inspect plantations in the Orient. On shipboard,
they meet Prince De Gace, a Javanese who becomes interested in Lillie.
When they arrive at their common destination, he
entertains the couple at his palace. While Sterling goes about his
work, the lonely Lillie accepts the advances of the Prince. Sterling
spots them and later finds Lillie's necklace on the couch where she and the
Prince were making love.
When the three go on a tiger hunt, Lillie finds
her necklace in Sterling's coat and realizes he knows the truth. The
two men have gone to hunt down a tiger and she runs to find them suspecting
the worst. The Prince discovers his rifle is not loaded and he is
attacked by a tiger. Sterling kills the tiger, but the Prince has been
Later, Sterling tells the Prince that he will
give Lillie a divorce so that she may be happy. As Sterling prepares
to leave for home, he discovers Lillie waiting for him. Lillie tells
Sterling that she loves him and they are reconciled.
In this, Garbo's eleventh film, only the three
mentioned stars received cast credit. It was Asther's first with Garbo
and Stone's second.
What was said about
New York Herald Tribune (Richard Watts, Jr.)
"As ever, Miss Garbo is not only an alluring personage and a beautiful
woman, but likewise an expert actress."
New York Times (Mordaunt Hall)
"Miss Garbo's acting is well-timed and, as usual, effective. It
is not an easy role, but she succeeds in imparting to it no small amount of