The owner of a juke joint arranges to frame an innocent preacher with a scandalous photograph, but his scheme backfires when his own adoptive mother interferes.
This film ran into issues with the film censor boards in Maryland, New York and Ohio. They objected to a scene from the hell sequence showing a woman's bare breast. The board in Ohio also demanded the removal of images of the devil chewing on a man in the hell sequence. Those scenes were from the very successful Dante's Inferno (1911).
The same shot of the church parishioners is used for both the first Sunday sermon as well as for the funeral service of Aunt Caroline.