Joe Palooka goes blind during a fight. An operation restores his vision, but he's told not to fight for a year. His trainer Knobby has picked up another fighter, but gangsters are pressing him to fix fights. Joe decides to risk his eyesight to save Knobby's honor.
—Ed Stephan <email@example.com>
Joe Palooka, World's Heavyweight Boxing Champion, wins his fight and retains his crown, but loses his eye-sight following the fight. His blindness is kept a secret by his manager, Knobby Walsh, and an operation restores his sight but he is ordered to remain inactive for a year, so he announces his retirement. Knobby buys a share of the contract of another fighter, who, unknown to Knobby, is being manipulated by gangsters. Joe goes on a vaudeville tour with a torch singer, and this does not set well with his fiancée, Anne Howe. When Knobby learns he has become a partner in a crooked set-up, complications enter which terminates in Joe's return to the ring in a battle which has everybody's welfare riding on the outcome.
—Les Adams <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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