Jimmy Dolan works for Goliath Studios. When star actress Betsy Blake drowns, he hopes to turn the publicity surrounding the murder into publicity for her last movie which was produced by Goliath Studios. He enlists a writer pal to help him. When Betsy later turns up alive and looking rough, all his big shot notions are destroyed. Losing his temper, he shoves her off a balcony, killing her.Later, his pal calls the police.As Jimmy's lying on the bed, the writer friend tells him in disgust he'd kill his own mother if it served his purposes. Jimmy looks up in wonder, asking him how he knew she was his mother.