The divorced opera singer Peter (Harald Paulsen) wants to win back his ex-wife Vilma (Lizzi Waldmüller), also an opera singer. He offers her a false engagement for an opera in Venice. He finds a helping hand in the young Annemarie (Heidemarie Hatheyer) a secretary. Annemarie is supposed to distract Vilma's new fiancee Nikolaus (Hans Nielsen) and she really succeeds, cause he is falling in love with her. Peter, now can concentrate on winning back Vilma.