Garner is not unlike Eve Harrington in ALL ABOUT EVE in her insidious ways. She arrives from the South to visit with uncle Kruger. An aspiring writer, she quickly enters the life of Great White Way impresario Heflin, who is married to Tierney, an actress who is out of town at the moment.
When Garner says she needs a place to write, Heflin makes a tactical error and offers his apartment, a gorgeous flat overlooking Central Park. Tierney comes home and discovers Garner dead in the bedroom, hanging by her neck. The first suspicion is suicide, but detective Raft of the NYPD doesn't
believe it for a second, especially after he learns that Garner was pregnant. Lots of su...