Larry Duke is an actor making his motion picture debut in Hollywood when he gets a phone call from his New York girlfriend Janice Brandt. Janice is an older woman who sacrificed her marriage and Hollywood career in order to advance Larry's career. She informs Larry that her husband Ed followed her to New York showed up drunk at her apartment and was knocked unconscious in a scuffle. Larry convinces Janice to smother Ed with a pillow so that she can come back to Hollywood. She agrees and reluctantly commits murder. In Hollywood, Larry calls the police and tells them about the murder in New York. He, then, heads upstairs where he joins his new bride who he married to further advance his Hollywood career.