An Indian aristocrat Rama Safti returns from medical training in the U.S. to give his life to the poor folk of Ranchipur. Lady Edwina and her drunken artist ex-lover Ransome get in the way, but everyone shapes up when faced by plague, earthquakes and flooding.
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Loy was not the nicey-nicey wife or girlfriend in this film. She played a wanton which, ironically, harkened back to her earlier incarnation as an exotic flower. MGM loaned out Garbo's favorite director to 20th, as well as Loy, and he gave her a little of the Swede's mystery. In addition, George Brent has never been as good anywhere else as he is here.