Odd but refreshing comedy stars Aldredge as a former chicken farmer from the Midwest who comes to New York to open a coffeehouse. Gangster Frawley (who plays three roles here) tries to extort money from him, as do a number of city inspectors and officials, but he refuses to pay them.
Frawley's lawyer and old college friend, Henry, is not as scrupulously opposed to greasing the wheels of justice, however, and pays properly. Aldredge persists in his moral indignation at the corruption all around him, and Frawley's minions eventually kidnap him and lock him away in a mental
institution. He gets out and gathers evidence to put them all away--including mastermind Flicke...