On the run from the New York police on a murder charge, gangster Broken Nose Dawson undergoes plastic surgery to change his appearance, then goes to Hollywood. Posing as millionaire playboy Spencer Dutro III, he manages to snag a part as a gangster in a movie from Zenith Studios. The studio's ambitious publicity director decides to make a star out of "Spencer", seeing that as a way to become a producer and not knowing who "Spencer" really is. Complications ensue.
The surgeon who did the job was dead. Only the nurse knew what this gangster looked like in his new face. He learned about women from her!
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After Broken Nose Dawson shoots at him, Haynes falls to the floor and finds the small Billy Club used previously. When he picks it up he's wearing a watch but when they do a cutaway to a close-up of his hand holding the billy club he's no not wearing the watch. On the next cut, he's back to wearing the watch. See more
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