In the home of Philip Drake, wealthy stockbroker, his friend Roger is called on to keep Vivian from walking out on Philip's marriage. Tensions rise, and a gun is produced. In a heated passion, Philip shoots Vivian to keep her from running out on him for someone else. Being the good friend that he is, Roger volunteers to dispose of both the gun and body. As he reaches the woods, we learn there was a conspiracy. The gun was filled with blanks, and Vivian drives away in Roger's car. Meanwhile, Roger returns to blackmail his old friend. The whole time, Vivian is hidden away at