A wife's psychiatrist tells her that she is being dominated by her husband. Her solution is to divorce him.
A Secret Service agent nabs a scalpel-happy doctor who runs drugs in caskets.
A reporter gets the best story of her life when she goes under cover to take down the head of a crime syndicate.
Young Bill Emory is a typical mischievous, rambunctious boy, but his father William is a strict disciplinarian, and Bill is constantly being punished for simple childhood transgressions. Finally Bill can take no more of his father's excessive punishments and runs away. Complications ensue.
It is 1915 in Vienna and the Great War has caused many casualties. Elsa, a beautiful prostitute, wants to help the war effort, but is rejected as a nurse, but a government official thinks that she will make an excellent spy.
On the day before his second wedding, a man finds out that his bride-to-be has had a baby.
A young soldier faces profound disillusionment in the soul-destroying horror of World War I. Together with several other young German soldiers, he experiences the horrors of war, such evil of which he had not conceived of when signing up to fight. They eventually become sad, tormented, and confused of their purpose.