When the new nightclub of a once-famous actress is threatened over protection, she seeks the help of her old-flame Mr. Rose. However, when kidnapping eventuates, Mr. Rose seems to lose all interest in the affair..
Mr. Rose, witness to a road accident, is sure he recognizes the victim as one of his earlier arrests, reportedly dead for years. He raises his suspicions, but it is soon clear that any further involvement on his part is entirely unwelcome.
Mr. Rose has consented to screen adaptations of his early cases. The actor playing him turns out to be a revolutionary seeking recruits to his cause - not knowing it is being infiltrated by a criminal gang for nefarious purposes.