Philip Marlowe takes a case of a young man who has trouble with a serious car crash. All he has is a phone number to go on. Working with a reporter friend, Marlowe gets fuel for his investigation. The action heats up, guns come out, but Marlowe won’t let off the pressure. Philip pokes around until a nerve is touched, secrets come out, but it gets Marlowe in a tight spot with a big thug. Can Philip get free and rescue the missing Julia? Even if he does, will she be free from the dark tunnel that fate has placed her in?