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  • Showman Jerry Travers is working for producer Horace Hardwick in London. Jerry demonstrates his new dance steps late one night in Horace's hotel, much to the annoyance of sleeping Dale Tremont below. She goes upstairs to complain and the two are immediately attracted to each other. Complications arise when Dale mistakes Jerry for Horace.

    - Written by Anonymous
  • Dancer Jerry Travers meets his friend and producer Horace Hardwick at the conservative Thackeray Club in London and Horace invites Jerry to spend the night in his hotel. Jerry is excited with the show and has a "dance attack", tap dancing in Horace's room and disturbing guest Dale Tremont who is lodged in the room below. Dale goes upstairs to complain about the noise and meets Jerry and they flirt with each other. The next morning, Dale mistakes the single Jerry for the married Horace and becomes upset with her flirtation. When she learns that Horace is the husband of her friend Helen Broderick, there are many complications and confusions in the lives of the two friends.

    - Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Song and dance man Jerry Travers is in London to open his show, produced by his good friend Horace Hardwick. He stays in Horace's suite the night before the show opens and becomes enamored with the woman in the suite below theirs, Dale Tremont. Due to a mix-up, Dale believes that Jerry is Horace. The only problem is that Horace is married to her old friend Madge and so Dale decides to teach him a lesson. After much singing and dancing, they eventually sort it all out.

    - Written by garykmcd
  • An American dancer comes to Britain and falls for a model whom he initially annoyed, but she mistakes him for his goofy producer.

    - Written by Kenneth Chisholm


While staying in a London hotel with his English theatrical backer, Horace Hardwick, American musical revue star Jerry Travers wakes up Dale Tremont...

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