Sappy comedy/melodrama starring Tracy as a puppeteer at a carnival whose wife dies while giving birth to their daughter. Tracy's father-in-law, who disowned his daughter after her marriage to the carny puppet master, sues for custody of the infant, claiming that a carnival is no place for
a single man to raise a child. Tracy steals the kid, says goodbye to his female assistant, Eilers, and disappears. Two years later, thinking the coast is clear, he returns to the carnival and Eilers, who introduces him to new-found friend Durante. The homecoming is short-lived, due to the
persistence of the child's grandfather who still seeks custody. Tracy, on advice from his law...