Lovejoy agrees to help Madeline Gilbert,a once famous film star fallen on hard times,to sell her valuables but she is burgled by an armed French gang who have crossed the Channel after killing a gendarme. Lovejoy has an alibi - auctioneer Melanie Ford - but he wonders if she has been coerced into tipping off the villains. Before the gang is caught Tinker puts himself in danger by boarding a boat belonging to Lovejoy's chief suspect,a respected army major.
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Did You Know?
In opening scenes, a gendarme is shot dead by Michel Le Mor and lies on the ground. However, his eye flickers as Le Mor drives off close to him, fleeing the scene. See more