Department store owner J.P. Merrick finds that several of his employees are unionizing to get more money and better working conditions. In order to find out who the organizers are, he gets a job at the store as a shoe salesman. Not realizing his true identity, he's befriended by Mary Jones and Joe O'Brien, the two ringleaders, and Elizabeth Ellis, a charming older woman with whom he develops a romance. Written by
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Did You Know?
This film is being preserved by the UCLA Film & Television Archive with funding from the AFI/NEA Preservation Grants. See more
During the beach scene, the people in the background change completely from shot to shot. However, the crowd in the opening shot of the beach scene is the same as the one in the final shot. See more
You... Benedict Arnold in sheep's clothing!
Jean Arthur's head is shown wearing a halo with a clouded sky behind her (Heaven-like), she then turns to her right and blows. The scene changes to one of Charles Coburn's head shown with a dark shadow and flames behind him (Hellish), he looks to his left and grimaces. See more
Spoofed in Devil in Miss Jones
The Blue Danube Waltz, Opus 314
Written by Johann Strauss
Played aboard ship at the end and danced by Merrick and the employees. See more