Adhémar Pomme, whether he is an undertaker, nurse or prompter, has only one problem, people cannot help but laugh at him because of his horse-like appearance.

After many adventures, he ends up being admitted to the asylum of “monsters” created by the rich but disgraceful billionaire Brunel-Lacaze.

After mocking the physical appearance of his fellow misfortunate comrades, he is sent away just a day after being admitted, and ending up accepting his involuntary comic gift, becoming a clown in a travelling circus..