Bob Wallace breaks off his engagement to Millie Crest after involving her in an embezzlement scheme. Millie hurriedly leaves town and gives a lift to Fern Driscoll, who tries to highjack the car, causing it to plunge down a canyon. Fern is killed and Millie assumes her identity, traveling on to Los Angeles. There she is contacted by a shady insurance investigator, Carl Davis. Davis tries to recover incriminating letters from Fern/Millie, who knows nothing about them. That evening Millie protects herself by stabbing an intruder with an icepick. As the wounded intruder, Davis later contacts Millie, threatening to harm her if she does not produce the letters. Davis is representing Senator Baylor up for re-election who wanted his son separated from Fern Driscoll. Millie sends Perry Mason to represent her in the matter. Davis dies and Millie is charged with his murder. Written by
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Set malfunction! During the obligatory climax in which the culprit confesses, an emotional actor leans on the gates in the courtroom bar, which then appear to detach from their hinges. The actors in the shot try not to let it throw them. See more
Senator Baylor was supposedly stabbed in the right shoulder when he broke into Millie Crest's apartment. Senator Baylor injuries prevent him from raising his right hand to be sworn in during his testimony. No injury is apparent to his right arm when he meets with Perry in his hotel room prior to his court appearance. See more
We've had a wonderful time.
Oh, not nearly as much fun as I've had. Oh, my gifts are so beautiful. How can I ever thank you all?
We'll get it back when we get married. That is, if we ever do.
Well, I promise to throw you all half the bridal bouquet.