Andrew Dynes, suffers from nearly every frustration a male can be expected to harbor. Bullied at his underpaid job, no longer in love with his wife but lacking strength to tell her, Dynes finds solace with a woman 20 years younger.
An impoverished woman who has been forced to choose between a privileged life with her wealthy aunt and her journalist lover, befriends an American heiress. When she discovers the heiress is attracted to her own lover and is dying, she sees a chance to have both the privileged life she cannot give up and the lover she cannot live without.
In the Middle East, Victoria Jones, a girl with a yearning for adventure, gets more than she bargains for when a wounded agent dies in her hotel room during an important conference, which an underground organization is planning to sabotage.
An air liner flying over a middle eastern desert is forced to land in a remote spot and the passengers locked up. All are Americans or Britons. A man from the U.S. Embassay is interrogated and threatened unless he convinces another prisoner, an oil company executive, to collaborate with a new (unsaid but implied Soviet) regime.
To keep her former fiancé from leaving her, a beautiful but neurotic young woman fakes a riding accident, and feigns paralysis of her lower body. When her nurse discovers her treachery, she resorts to a final desperate act of revenge.
A bizarre plot falls apart at the seams because of a trip through a subway. Seems that the plotters are riding on the 1,000,000th car to drive through the tunnel and thus their plot is uncovered as officials seek to honor them.
A man travels to France on business and meets a beautiful but married woman whom he falls in love with. They plan to marry once she divorces, but her soon-to-be ex-husband attempts suicide, feeling there is no hope for them she stays with her husband.