A young Ida Lupino in a great still from Ready for Love (1934).

Marigold Tate (Ida Lupino) runs away from boarding school to stay with her retired aunt. She faces hostility from the locals, who display bigotry and snobbery towards her. During a witchcraft trial she is forced into a pool of water. The event is covered by newspaper editor Julian Barrow (Richard Arlen), who falls in love with Tate. The couple eventually move to New York, where Barrow gets a job on a newspaper.