Tight, tense mystery finds Robinson portraying a famous, egotistical New York stage actor whose sister, Astor, is the reigning queen of the same Broadway domain, until she suffers a downward mental spiral and cannot seem to function. Astor is under the undue influence of her husband,
Calhern. When Calhern vanishes without a trace and without reason, Astor's mental state returns to normal and she is back on top of her game. Calhern reappears (he had been in jail) and Astor starts to crumble once more. Calhern takes Astor to the hotel suite of a producer named Chautard. He wants
her to sell her rights in the show so he can have some money with which to operate. Later...