A doctor hires Marlowe to determine why his wife has been acting in such a nervous manner.
A wealthy woman does not approve of her son's fiancee so she hires Marlowe to dig up some dirt on the woman.
A wealthy former gangster hires Marlowe to investigate a tennis bum who's been making time with his daughter.
A hidden wall safe in the home of a wealthy man is robbed and it appears as though it might be an inside job as only family members knew its location.
With a serial killer on the loose, Marlowe's two old maid aunts call on him for protection.
A man imprisoned for stealing a fortune in bonds breaks jail with the intention of killing his ex-employer who framed him for the theft.
Marlowe is puzzled when a woman who hired him to find her missing husband suddenly tells him to call off the investigation.
Marlowe is hired by an ex-husband to keep an eye on the shady character who's been seeing former wifey.
Marlowe investigates when a movie idol disappears after being attacked by hoods.
Marlowe winds his way through the Hollywood community to find the killer of a star struck young girl.