The 71-minute black and white film was produced for Lumiton by Francisco Múgica and released on 14 February 1943. The script was by Carlos A. Olivari, Sixto Pondal Ríos. The film starred Pepe Arias, Ricardo Passano and Alberto Contreras. The actress Virginia Luque made her debut in the film at the age of sixteen.
The owner of a small but prosperous department store, played by Pepe Arias, is pushed by his family to improve their social position. He makes heavy investments in the rubber tire business. When World War II begins, he finds that overnight he has become fabulously rich. He closes a huge deal with the Germans, but his delight turns to horror when he finds that they have sunk an Allied ship carrying his son. The film combines humor with biting comment on Argentina's neutral stance in the war.