Everett is a mischievous lad from London who spices up his daily routine by creating a story about a theft of a Rembrandt and giving it to a local newspaper. His fictitious crime has a gang of guttersnipes working under the hand of a big-shot leader in support of South African guerrillas.
Everett runs into a problem, however, when he finds out that there is a real-life Rembrandt thief he has to contend with. Before the crook can catch Everett, the police catch the thief and save the national art collection. Besides Rembrandt, Everett also has an interest in Rabett, a lovely girl
who turns up in his fantasies, and Raines, an older lawyer who is on the run from her e...