In prohibition-era Manhattan, shopkeeper Mary Brown loses Aubrey, her childhood sweetheart, when he marries a rich woman. Reporter Steve "Rollo" Porter has lost -his- childhood sweetheart, Elaine, who has also married another. Mary and Steve become friends, and make a marriage of convenience, based on a shared sense of whimsical humor as well as their mutual losses. When their old loves re-enter their lives a few years later, Mary and Steve must decide what is really important to them. Written by
Did You Know?
In August of 1931 entertainment columns reported that Robert Williams
had been injured in fall, requiring the recasting of his role in the film; Matt Moore
took his place. See more
Waltz #15 in A flat major: 'Lullaby', Op.39
Music by Johannes Brahms
Played during opening credits and at fadeout See more