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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I've got seventeen cents, and the clothes on my back as I stand before you.
Referenced in Studio Highlights
Shuffle Off to Buffalo
Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Al Dubin
Played as background music when the scene is in Buffalo, New York
Reprised by the chorus in the show See more