In the 1920s, enterprising Louise Randall is determined to succeed in a man's world. She enrolls at business college but her plans for a career change when she falls in love with handsome Rodney Crane. Although the two have little in common and Rodney disagrees with Louise's views on the woman's role in society, they marry and have four children. Their personality differences eventually lead to a divorce. Louise eventually finds happiness with her second husband, eccentric Harold Pierson. Written by
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The UCLA Film and Television Archives have a long version of this film (running time 150 Min's). See more
The young children toss a fuzzy duckling into the air and happily "watch" it as it supposedly flies up in the air. But ducklings have no feathers and cannot fly. See more
Louise Randall Pierson
Every time I get my ship on an even keel, something goes bang!
The Gold Diggers' Song (We're in the Money)
Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Al Dubin
Played during the gangway-for-the-millennium montage
Also played when the roses are being packed
Also sung by an unidentified singer on the radio
Also played during the train station scene at the end See more