William is a wealthy businessman whose socialite wife, Astor, has little time for him. He takes up with burlesque queen Rogers, setting her up in an apartment. Her employer, Naish, wants to use this cozy arrangement to blackmail William, and one night as the proposed victim visits
Rogers, Naish pulls a gun on him. Rogers sacrifices her life by stepping in front of the bullet, and William quickly guns down Naish in self-defense and flees. Detective Toler, vindictive since William had the cop transferred to the Bronx for giving him a speeding ticket, finds a fingerprint and
prepares to arrest William during a swank party the businessman is giving at his home. Astor b...