"The Great Gabbo" is an egocentric ventriloquist who treats his assistant Mary with brutality. Tired of being mistreated, she quits. However, two years later, she ends up performing as a dancer in a stage show that features him.
George Fowler (Steve McQueen) joins a gang planning to rob a bank in St. Louis, hoping to use the money to help pay for his college tuition. But the gang's leader John Egan (Crahan Denton) does not trust him and the robbery does not go as planned.
A 1953 motor racing adventure in which the Burton Family must win an Alpine car rally's prize money in order to afford to keep the family petrol station - but a big garage profiteer seeks to sabotage their chances.
Jimmy admires his boss Matt Kelly. When he refuses to implicate Kelly in a bootlegger case, Jimmy ends up in a brutal reform school. He befriends Shorty, a boy with a heart disease, and manages to escape to tell the world about the horrible conditions of the school.