Young, wealthy Mr. Crotchet breaks his engagement to Miss Touchandgo when her father loses all his money. He then pursues Lady Clarinda, who is only interested in him because of his money. She, on the other hand, is pursued by Captain FitzChrome. He is truly in love with her, but he has no fortune. Although she flirts with him, she cannot allow herself to become serious. However money has a way of disappearing, and when Mr. Crotchet loses his fortune, everything changes.
This report prepared by Jack Goodstein