When the police enter a house where a wife-swapping party is taking place, Creighton Hale thinks they have come for him. He has his wife, played by Virginia Brown Faire, intercede with his boss, from whom he has embezzled money to buy a necklace for his girlfriend. The boss suggests a way that Virginia can repay the money: become his mistress.
Because this is a Chesterfield Production, intended for the smaller cities, what would have been an early Pre-Code picture at one of the major studios becomes a moral and moralizing effort; Miss Faire remains virtuous throughout, Creighton Hale is revealed as an utterly contemptible cad and there is a happy ending. The effect is tawdry rather than silly... and was undoubtedly intended that way. It was a chance for its audience to imagine the lascivious goings-on and maintain their sense of self-righteousness, something not possible with a Pre-Code or the lavish spectacles offered by DeMille. Director Burton King directs his actors in a series of soulful looks. The cinematography by M.A. Anderson is ambitious, with lots of moving shots, but the overall result is ridiculous.
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