|Frank Silvera||Vincent Rapallo|
|Jamie Smith||Davy Gordon|
|Irene Kane||Gloria Price|
|Barbara Brand||Taxi Dance Lady|
Davey Gordon, a New York City boxer aging out of his profession, meets dancer Gloria Price, and they begin a romance. However, their budding relationship is interrupted by Gloria's violent boss, Vincent Rapallo, who has eyes for his employee. The two decide to skip town, but before they can, Vincent and his thugs abduct Gloria, and Davey is forced to search for her among the most squalid corners of the city, with his enemy hiding in the shadows.