In this comedy, a boarding house owner becomes the confidant and advisor to a number of troubled gangsters and racketeers. She has troubles of her own, when her foster son takes the rap for a murder his girlfriend committed. As the young man was an aspiring playwright, his girlfriend tries to get his play produced. She does everything she can to get it done. When her love is finally freed, their happiness is obstructed by a scheming interloper. Fortunately, one of his mother's gangster pals decides to quietly take the double-crosser out of the picture.