Screen legends Carole Lombard, Fred MacMurray and John Barrymore star in the screwball comedy True Confession. Helen Bartlett (Lombard) would never bore anyone with the truth. A chronic liar married to a struggling lawyer (MacMurray), the aspiring writerclaims she is innocent when the cops accuse her of murder. Unable to tell if she is really telling the truth, Helens husband pleads self-defense and manages to convince the jury. After her newfound notoriety makes them rich, a mysterious blackmailer (Barrymore) threatens to reveal the real killers name unless Helen pays for his silence.