A Gentleman and A Scoundrel follows the antics of Fred Dickson, an underpaid and under appreciated employee of American Experimental Integrity Observations Unlimited (A.E.I.O.U.). As a last resort, Fred hires himself in disguise as his own assistant in an attempt to increase his income. The entire scheme becomes complicated when Jenny, Fred’s love interest and boss, becomes enamored with his disguised self. If this wasn’t complex enough, Basil Pronker, the company’s financial investigator discovers that Fred is banking double his income. How Fred manages to foil Basil and win Jenny’s heart, while disposing of his “assistant” make up the fast-moving plot of this hilarious comedy.