In this campy "adult-oriented" drama from the early 1930s, the ruthless manager of a Malaysian rubber plantation marries a singer facing deportation. He offers her a miserable existence of abuse and loneliness. She finds a bright spot with a handsome plantation worker. Unfortunately, her jealous husband sends him into headhunter country. When the man returns unscathed, the bullying supervisor is surprised for he figured the worker for a coward. The natives then revolt and an escaped convict helps the lovers make it to safety. The manager and the fugitive then play poker. The owner has a terrific hand, but never gets to lay it down, because his opponent is gored by a spear and dies. The ruthless overseer soon joins him.