|Victor McLaglen||Gypo Nolan|
|Heather Angel||Mary McPhillip|
|Preston Foster||Dan Gallagher|
|Margot Grahame||Katie Madden|
|Wallace Ford||Frankie McPhillip|
|Una O'Connor||Mrs. McPhillip|
|Joe Sawyer||Bartly Mulholland (as Joseph Sauers)|
Gypo Nolan is a former Irish Republican Army man who drowns his sorrows in the bottle. He's desperate to escape his bleak Dublin life and start over in America with his girlfriend . So when British authorities advertise a reward for information about his best friend, current IRA member Frankie, Gypo cooperates. Now Gypo can buy two tickets on a boat bound for the States, but can he escape the overwhelming guilt he feels for betraying his buddy?