Society grand dame Maxine Wood who hosts charity parties in her home is mixed up in a jewel theft racket which defrauds insurance companies. When another socialite, Vera Gardner, is murdered, Gay Laurence (a.k.a. The Falcon) and assistant 'Goldie' Locke are on the case with help from beautiful Helen Reed, who becomes a rival to Gay's fiancée Elinor for the sleuth's affections.
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Did You Know?
In Leslie Charteris'novel The Saint Steps In," Simon Templar (the Saint) suggests going to a movie to a lady who responds by asking whether they should take in a Falcon picture to watch someone do a bargain-basement imitation of him. See more
Evidently not considered worth a re-shoot, a fly lands on the Falcon's hat and climbs down it when he arranges to meet Helen at Tony's cafe. See more
I'm giving up that hobby.
What? Women or mystery?
Women or mystery?
Followed by Appointment with Murder