It's a romance of high society and the underworld, crackling with smashing dialog and plenty of action! In 1929 New York, the powerful mobster Mahlon Keane (Robert Armstrong) meets the bankrupted former socialite Rhoda Philbrooke (Carole Lombard) in a poker game of a benefit fundraiser party and helps her to cheat the game. Having divorced her wealthy husband to stay with her alcoholic over, violinist Tony Vaughan (Roland Drew), the girl ends up financially broken. Attracted to Rhoda, Mahlon helps her to promote Tony's music career, but he really has other plans for Rhoda, including getting her to marry him. Love, jealousy and violence begin to intertwine as things go from complicated to lethal in a New York minute! 68 minutes. Black & White. 1929.