Stage-producer J.J. Horbart, is going to put on a new show, but he doesn't know that his two partners lost the money at the stock market. Insurance salesman Rosmer Peck falls in love with ex chorus-girl Joan Blondell, who's friend Genevieve tries to land on one of J.J Horbat's partners. They come up with the idea to insure J.J. for $1 Million, to get the money back when he dies. Rosmer sells him the policy. After the insurance Company finds out that he's only a hypochondriac, an attempt to kill him accidently fails, and Genevieve falls in love with J.J. But when J.J. is informed that he is putting on a show with no money he has a breakdown. The only possibility to restore his health is putting on the show, in spite of the lack of money. Written by
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Many actors listed in studio records as appearing in this film are not seen in the final print. These are, with their character names: George Beranger
(Pawnshop Proprietor), Antonio Filauri
(Chef), Harrison Greene
(Creditor), Gordon Hart
(White), Max Hoffman Jr.
(Salesman), Selmer Jackson
(Speculator), Frances Morris
(Hospital Telephone Operator), Jack Mower
(Bartender), Cliff Saum
(Conductor), George Sorel
(Costumer) and Bobby Watson
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(at around 1 min) A string used to make a stack of books fall onto Dick Powell's head is clearly visible against the white paper background. See more
Follows The Gold Diggers
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Music by Sanford Green See more