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FIRST EPISODE: The Marquess of Frinton buys a yellow Rolls-Royce for his wife as an anniversary gift and presents it to her at their dinner party. At Ascot Heath, the marquess' horse wins the gold cup, but the marchioness disappears. Lady St. Simeon informs him that his wife is having an affair, and the marquess finds her with her lover in the back seat of the Rolls-Royce. Unable to divorce his wife because of his position in the Foreign Office, the marquess sells the car instead. SECOND EPISODE: The next owner of the Rolls is American gangster Paolo Maltese, who purchases the car while he and his moll, Mae Jenkins, are vacationing in Italy. Mae is bored with the trip, and when Paolo returns to the States on business, she has an affair with Stefano, a handsome young photographer. Realizing that Stefano would be in danger if Paolo should return, Mae foregoes her love for Stefano and returns to her gangster life. THIRD EPISODE: Mrs. Gerda Millett, a wealthy American widow traveling to Yugoslavia with her dowdy companion, Miss Hortense Astor, whimsically purchases the yellow Rolls-Royce, intending to drive it to a party given by royalty. En route she is stopped by Yugoslav patriot Davich, who persuades her to smuggle him across the border to escape a Nazi attack. Mrs. Millett undertakes this task without enthusiasm until the Nazis bomb her hotel; she then joins the patriots and risks her life to aid their cause. Once again, the back seat of the Rolls-Royce is the setting when Davich makes love with Mrs. Millett, but he then sends her back to Miss Hortense.