Synopsis by Mark Deming
Romance throws a spanner into the works of a con game in this light drama. Donald Free (William Powell) is a private detective whose career in on the skids. Dan Hogan (Arthur Holh) is another, less scrupulous shamus who persuades Free to help him frame Janet Reynolds (Margaret Lindsay), a wealthy woman with a taste for gambling living in Paris. Free goes along with the scheme, but things become complicated when he begins falling in love with her.
agent [representative], con/scam, detective, employment, frame-up, gambling, help, investigator, killing, love, marriage, privacy, private-detective, romance, seduction, undercover