Above-average crime yarn involves unemployed mining engineer Ford, who is making a living as a truck driver and is suddenly seduced by Carter. Her plan is to inveigle Ford into taking an embezzling rap for her lover, Sullivan, a bank vice-president. Sullivan robs the bank, but she kills
him for the loot, trying to encourage Ford to run away with her now that she truly loves him. She admits murdering Sullivan but tells Ford that she was drunk when she committed the foul deed. He's about to forgive her when he learns that his best friend, Buchanan, is charged with the killing. Ford
tricks Carter into confessing to premeditated murder and saves his friend. This is a m...