Harold Van Pelham (Harold Lloyd) is filthy rich -- but what good does it do him when he's always sick? To get over his multitude of real or imaginary ailments, he goes for a much-needed vacation to sunny South America. Everything's going fine until the revolution breaks out. Instead of lying on the beach, Harold has landed in jail. Lucky for him, the big guy sharing his cell, Colosso (John Aasen), is friendly. After a daring jailbreak, the two come to the rescue of Harold's kidnapped nurse.