Chester Carruthers is eager to hear any news of his ex-girlfriend, Nola. In return for a small favor, private detective Steve Intermezzo agrees to shadow the young woman and report back to the lovelorn youth. Given a choice between love and luxury, Nola had ditched the youth for Sidney Bingham, scion of an old Boston family.
When Steve sees Nola Bingham, he falls instantly victim to her many charms. When she asks him to do a small favor, with big consequences, how can Stevie refuse?