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Lou Steel is the owner of a pin-table saloon, frequented by questionable characters and kept under constant police surveillance. Barbara Gale is the neglected wife of heavy gambler Gerald Gale, and a woman Lou finds irresistible.
When a body is found in Lou's apartment, Lou asks his friend Limpy to help him hide it. When the pair are picked up by the police, Lou escapes and sets out to prove his innocence while running from the law.