Bennett is a wisecracking manicurist in a hotel barbershop (was there ever a 1930s heroine who didn't crack wise?) who meets anyone who is anyone in the film's Damon Runyon cast of characters. She is in love with Grant, a city detective who is also enamored of her but somewhat wary of her
glibness. Grant investigates a jewelry theft carried out against the rich Gateson, and Bennett is jealous of his attentions to the wealthy victim. She loses her manicuring job and, in a bit of convenience that only Hollywood could create, she immediately catches on as a reporter and goes out to
investigate a child's murder. Jewell is a witness who inadvertently informs Bennett tha...