Joe Adams, also known as Mr Lucky, may be just that. However it doesn’t keep him from receiving his draft card from Uncle Sam. With the roll of the dice, Joe puts the slip to his draft notice. Contributing to a charitable cause, Joe crosses paths with a cutie that he would like to know better. His gambling skills might help raise the rest of the money, as long as the charity will stoop to illegal gambling. Volunteering to join the charity would mean Joe would be around those dames a lot more. He may find out there are rigid rules of discipline for those in the ranks. Joe finds himself fighting the war by knitting.
The story takes a turn as details are revealed. The other Joe, who responded to the draft was rejected as 4F, not to mention he was on parole. Instead of knitting Joe keeps up his hustling skills, and earning the charity more money with the gambling.
Using his streetwise ways, Joe protects the charity, and teaches some Australian slang to his cute boss, Dorothy. Will he be found out, as far as his gambling tricks? Detectives soon appear to talk with Joe, thinking that he’s the one on parole. Dorothy covers for him, going against her grandfather. Joe is about to learn about the convictions that he has on him, when he switched persona’s. Culture barriers come down when the rich girl falls for the street wise man.
Planning his gambling for charity, Joe makes sure it earns only enough to pay off his boys, and sending the rest to the war relief charity. Is he waking up to a life of honesty? When rival thugs want to takeover the gaming, Joe escapes with the cash, and a bullet in the chest. Will he also lose the love of Dorothy? Joe has a way of being lucky though.