Spangles was adapted by actress Leah Baird from the novel by Nellie Revell, with Revell receiving "star" billing in the credits. Marion Nixon plays 'Spangles' Delancy, a beautiful and world-famous bareback rider with a traveling circus. Spangles falls in love with Dick Radley a young fugitive from justice who uses the Big Top for a hideout. 'Big Bill' Bowman, the circus owner, threatens to turn Dick over to authorities unless Spangles promises to marry him. What should Spangles do? Silent with new musical score.