Engineer Ernie Mullett, a plant manager, is having an affair with his secretary, Babs, financed through embezzlement. His boss, Mr. Baldwin, tells him that he will be replaced by his brother, Farnum, although Ernie brought Farnum into the company, and Farnum is staying at Ernie's house. When he gets home, Ernie is so angry he has a fight with Farnum, but his wife of six years tells him that she is in love with Farnum, and leaving with him. The next day at work, Babs tells Ernie how much she loves Farnum, who is exciting, while Ernie is just pleasant to look at. Ernie is demoted to cost estimator, sharing his secretary Madeleine with five other cost estimators. Ernie returns to his old office to retrieve items from the vault. Farnum tells him that he has defalcated $2,724.00, but that he will take care of the problem, if they can be amicable. Farnum says that the lock combination is changed, but offers to get an insurance policy from the safe, which Ernie wants to change to remove ... Written by
Lew Amack (spoiler removed)
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