Pierre Buxeuil is better known as the popular clown Bux. One day, he falls in love with Nicole, a romantic but whimsical young lady. He soon elopes her and the beautiful Nicole follows him, persuaded that she will love circus life. Unfortunately for Bux she does not and she leaves him as a result. After a few other disappointments due to false accusations, Bux finally marries a kind-hearted circus acrobat and pursues a successful career under the big top.