Sylvia Scarlett and her father, Henry, flee France one step ahead of the police. Henry, while employed as a bookkeeper for a lace factory, was discovered to be an embezzler. While on the channel ferry, they meet a "gentleman adventurer", Jimmy Monkley, who partners with them in his con games.
|Katharine Hepburn||Cary Grant|
|Brian Aherne||Edmund Gwenn|
|Natalie Paley||Dennie Moore|
|Lennox Pawle||Harrold Cheevers|