Barbara on Her Own is a thrilling tale of commerce and intrigue starring Barbara, god-daughter and private secretary to Mr. Maber. Unlike the old-fashioned Maber & Maber department store, the modern Atterman's store is a successful, profitable business. At a takeover meeting, Barbara gives Messrs. Atterman and Minkey a piece of her mind. On the evening before the deal is to be finalized, something happens to Mr Maber. The police summon BarbaraÂnow she is on her own!