Seeking his fortune in the big city during the 1930's, country bumpkin Charlie (Jackie Chan) kicks his way into a career by aiding a dying gangster's mob. When this capo croaks, his minions believe he's appointed clueless Charlie as their new leader. Charlie's ascendancy is threatened by a rival gangster named Tiger Lo (Ko Chun Hsiung) who tries to muscle in on Charlie's business empire, including a legitimate nightclub venture. Pressed on one side by the cops and on the other by Tiger Lo, superstitious Charlie never makes a move without first buying a flower from Lady Rose (Gua Ah Leh). Meanwhile, Lady Rose, who's been fibbing to her daughter about her social status...