MacLaine is a red-headed Eurasian woman toiling in a Hong Kong nightspot when Caine approaches her with a proposition. He and pal Abbott want to use her talents to help them steal a priceless Chinese work of art from Arab multimillionaire Lom. The face on the statuette is similar to that
of the Arab's departed wife. By a scriptwriter's coincidence, those features also happen to be the same as on MacLaine's face. Caine and MacLaine pretend to be British nobility when they travel to the city where Lom reigns supreme. It goes without saying that Lom is immediately attracted to
MacLaine, but Lom is no ninny and suspects the real reason for the visit, so he substitutes ...