Multi-millionaire Ezra Ounce wants to start a campaign against 'filthy' forms of entertainment, like Broadway-Shows. He comes to his relatives families and makes them members of his morale-boosting campaign. But Jimmy, another relative is producing a show, starring Ezra's niece Barbara. But he had bad luck with his backer, this person has given him an invalid check. Another of his victims, the show-girl Mabel has the idea of blackmailing Horace, Barbara's father, whom she has met before in a slightly compromising situation to get the money. Written by
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Did You Know?
The studio wanted Broadway dancer Eleanor Powell
for a special dance, but she refused the offer. See more
While Joan Blondell is singing "The Girl at the Ironing Board", a stage hand is seen in the background hanging a clothesline. See more
I've got seventeen cents, and the clothes on my back as I stand before you.
Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Al Dubin
Danced by Ruby Keeler
Sung by Dick Powell
and chorus in the show
Played as background music often See more