Society grand dame Maxine Wood who hosts charity parties in her home is mixed up in a jewel theft racket which defrauds insurance companies. When another socialite, Vera Gardner, is murdered, Gay Laurence (a.k.a. The Falcon) and assistant 'Goldie' Locke are on the case with help from beautiful Helen Reed, who becomes a rival to Gay's fiancée Elinor for the sleuth's affections.
A BOLD ADVENTURER...who's as smooth with the ladies as he's clever with Crime! (original print ad)
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Did You Know?
First of three Falcon films to feature Hans Conried
, each time the actor is uncredited and plays a different role. See more
Evidently not considered worth a re-shoot, a fly lands on the Falcon's hat and climbs down it when he arranges to meet Helen at Tony's cafe. See more
After all, Gay, you've spent your whole life thus far chasing adventure around the world. You've been clever enough to keep a whole skin. Surely you're clever enough to sell a few stocks and bonds.
Darling, that's what I love about you - your supreme confidence in me. It gives me the courage to go on!
Followed by The Falcon's Adventure