Marlow is investigating the murder of a young girl. A night club cigarette girl called Token Ware might know more. The club's owner and a shady actor stand in his way. He also gets framed for extortion.
Marlowe is hired to try and get a naive young man in love, who happens to be the nephew of a millionaire, to break it off with his girlfriend, after his uncle begins to suspect that she's with him just for his money.