A man convicted of murder breaks out of jail to expose the real killer.
Leonard Vole is arrested on suspicion of murdering an elderly acquaintance. He employs an experienced but aging barrister as his defense attorney.
Connie Ennis, widowed mother to young son Timmy, has avoided accepting the marriage proposal of her longtime boyfriend Carl. While he patiently awaits her saying "yes," Connie clings to the memory of her late husband. By chance, a department store salesman enters her life and complicates matters when the two quickly fall in love. With two marriage proposals on the table, Connie is forced to make a final choice.