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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Careful inspection of the interior set of Merrick's mansion reveals it to be the Xanadu set of the recently shot RKO picture 'Citizen Kane'. The fireplace behind the Merrick's desk with its unique herring-bone brick pattern is the tip-off. See more
The photo in the newspaper shows the storefront and you can clearly see, in two places, the name of the store is Neeley's. Minutes later, on Detective Higgins's note from the store's personnel head has the store name as Neely's. See more
I have a seventh sense.
You mean a sixth sense.
I mean a seventh sense. I have a sixth and seventh sense.
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 Awesome Lotus
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