Ollie (Oliver Hardy) feels totally sunk when he discovers that the woman of his dreams is happily married to Francois, handsome and dashing officer of the Foreign Legion. Trying to forget their problems, convinces his friend Stan (Stan Laurel) to enlist in the Legion, where they are sent to a fort in North Africa.
Once there, they check in their own flesh, that the decision was not adequate and that the army really is not for them. For these reasons, they decide to desert, but end up being arrested and sentenced to the firing squad.
Hilarious comedy "El Gordo y Flaco", where we can enjoy numerous comic situations during the mad flight of the couple, to try to prevent his death sentence is fulfilled.
Oliver Hardy, Stan Laurel, Jean Parker