In his first role as producer, Cooper turns out a savory spoof of westerns, particularly the type with the strong, silent hero he himself had established. As an inept, gun-shy saddle bum, Cooper rides into town with his carping sidekick, Demarest, only to be mistaken for bad man Jarrad
(Duryea). He wins the respect of the townfolk, admiration he has sought all his life, even though it is on the dark side. But the charade collapses when Cooper proves he cannot hit the side of a barn with a carefully aimed bullet, and he is almost sent to boot hill when Duryea finally shows up to
challenge him. Our hero is saved by a sharpshooting damsel, Young, whom he has been unsu...