Scott is a mob lawyer who falls in love with gun moll Mayo. When his conscience starts bothering him, he dumps Mayo and tries to break his ties with the mob. The hoods frame him for murder, and he is sent to prison. He escapes and meets and falls in love with Malone. To straighten his
life out, Scott nails the real crooks and goes back to jail on a new and shorter sentence. Scott takes a break from his usual sleek scoundrel roles to assume a sympathetic one in this formula thriller with a few high spots.