Elizabeth Lange and her exotic sister Leila flee from Kentucky to New York to escape the dirt and drunkenness of their mother and her boyfriends. There they learn the hard lessons of life in a big city, but when Leila becomes a successful actress, they begin to forget the horrors of their past – until Leila is murdered. Accused of her murder is Ted Winters, Leila’s wealthy and famous fianc√©. Elizabeth is the chief witness for the prosecution. Encouraged by her friend Min, Elizabeth goes to an exclusive beauty spa to relax before the trial and there finds congregated all the men and women who had cause to love or hate Leila; Ted Winters and his right-hand man Craig; Cheryl Manning and her agent Syd; Helmut von Schrieber, Min’s toy soldier husband.¬† One of them is determined that Elizabeth will not live to testify…