Anna’s father teaches music. An impresario convinces Anna to perform in his variety show, in return promising to publish her father’s old songs. Anna decides to perform in the variety show despite the fact that her father is against it. Anna meets Claudio, they fall in love and live together happily with their son Baby, however war is declared and Claudio is called up. Anna also decides to leave for the front as a red cross worker. The young child Baby is entrusted to the care of his paternal grandfather.