Madcap debutante Melsa Manton finds a body in a deserted house. Of course, the police don't believe her. Stung by Peter Ames's front page editorial decrying her "prank," Melsa enlists seven fellow debs to help her investigate. The wisecracking young ladies proceed to run circles around the police, the suspects, and the press. Written by
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Did You Know?
The first of three screen teamings of Henry Fonda and Barbara Stanwyck. All were comedies. See more
In a romantic scene in the middle of the film Melsa tells Peter, that "she's had dozens of cigarette lighters but none of them worked." However, at the start of the film when she snoops around the Lane house, she uses a WORKING cigarette lighter as a torch. See more
[storms into the room and slaps the first man she sees
Are you Peter Ames?
But I am...
To complete the circle.
During the opening credits, a flashlight lights up each page of credits. See more
References A Damsel in Distress
Home on the Range
Music by Daniel E. Kelley
Lyrics by Brewster 'Bruce' Higley (1873)
Sung a cappella by James Burke See more