Ellen Thatcher - This is a main character who represents the working actor and editor that is always in the public view and who marries and divorces regularly.
Jimmy Herf - This is a main character who grows up in a wealthy family, is motherless at an early age, has no father present, works as a newspaper reporter, and hates New York City.
George Baldwin - This character is a lawyer who builds his practice upon an accident had by one of the other characters and enters politics, trying to bring progressive ideas to a corrupt government.
Gus McNiel - This character comes into a sizable settlement for being the victim of an accident and becomes a union organizer and backroom politician.
Congo - This character is a bootlegger who gains great wealth during Prohibition by taking advantage of the black market that the amendment creates.
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