Katuše, the daughter of a poor cobbler, has fallen in love with Roman, a student at the conservatoire and she steals her father's savings so that her beloved can go abroad to finish his studies. After a few years Roman becomes a famous musician and he becomes betrothed to an opera singer. After returning home he meets Katuše who finds out about his betrothal so she shoots him. The cripple Ondřej, who has loved Katuše for many years, takes the blame on himself and has himself imprisoned in her stead.
The film materials are believed lost.
konzervatorista Roman Trojský
operní pěvkyně Cleo Pucelli
podskalský švec Hronek