While working as a fishing crewman, Kimble becomes embroiled in a union strike which is orgainzed by Joe Donovan, the son of Kimble's employer, grizzled fisherman Tony Donovan. During a rally, Kimble, Tony and a few others are arrested. After being released, Kimble tries to leave town knowing his secret will be revealed, but he's prevented from doing so. When the police finally learn Kimble's idenity, they question Tony about his whereabouts, but the sympathic Tony claims not to know. He then offers to take Kimble to Mexico if he helps him out on his latest fishing trip. But Joe sees Tony smuggle Kimble on his boat and calls the authorities.