Night-club owner Charlie Harris is in love with singer Linda Baxter, but that means trouble for her --- gambling king Louis Samson is threatening her life as a way of cutting himself in on Charlie's business.
Ten years as a prisoner of the Chinese Reds hasn't made the folks in John Reardon's home town feel any differently about him - they still remember when he was the town hellion.
(Several well known stars made cameo appearances.)
Two successful doctors', one who caters to the whims of Hollywood actresses' desperate need for plastic surgery and the other performs surgery for badly disfigured patients who are in need of corrective surgery.
Although he wants to commute a death sentence, Judge Daniel Zachary is afraid that the action would be misinterpreted - his former law partner has been bragging that he could influence Zachary to issue the commutation.
Comedian Sweeney Tomlin knows he's second-rate, but his wife Barbara is convinced he'll be a top banana someday. When a TV commentator doesn't share her confidence, Barbara insists he be sued for making disparging remarks.
Fred has worked for the Wallace and Allen department store for a quarter century. While he's working on an acceptance speech for the luncheon in his honor, the new store president is plotting his firing.