In a role which has roots in the gangster spoof BROTHER ORCHID (1940), Robinson plays a criminal who decides to go straight. On the day before his release from Sing Sing prison, he discusses plans to open a dog track with Crawford. Quinn, a fellow inmate, hears their plans and tries to
pressure them into pulling a bank job for him. He suggests buying a luggage store next to a bank and then digging a tunnel into the bank. Robinson and Crawford refuse to get involved in the scheme. Things change, however, upon their release the following day, when they discover their partner,
Brophy, lost their investment. Robinson, in dire financial straits, buys the luggage shop Qu...