The movie begins with the lynching of a Negro in Memphis. Joe Grant, the victim's brother, grimly decides to get out, and travels north to New Jersey, determined to pass as a white man. The scene changes to a Trenton lush with palm trees, Negro retainers and a hand-kissing aristocracy. Enter Joe. He latches onto a local blonde and takes her swimming, an activity they both enjoy stripped to the waist. Then he switches to a sausage maker's two daughters, seduces one in the bathroom, the other in the bedroom. Soon, Joe and one of the hot-dog girls are...

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