|Rita Hayworth||Chris Emery|
|Glenn Ford||Steve Emery|
|Alexander Scourby||Max Fabian|
|Torin Thatcher||Inspector Smythe|
When nightclub performer Chris Emery discovers that her husband has been murdered, she resolves to help the police find his killer. Soon she is caught between two men -- her late husband's friend Max Fabian and her brother-in-law, Steve, who begins his own investigation into his sibling's death. As evidence begins to point to Max as the killer, Chris finds herself in an increasingly dangerous situation.