Husband and wife writers in Hollywood have professional differences. His writing is unsuccessful but she sells everything that she pens. Eventually, the husband wants a divorce but he must put his plans on hold when a French orphan arrives at their home.
During World War II, an American G.I., who went overseas and fell in love with a French girl, returns to Kansas and a job at a filling station, all the while never forgetting his French love. When he learns that she is coming to New York, he and his pals go to meet her. In New York, he and the French girl are suspected of illegal activities concerning some jewels picked up in the war and the story of their romance in France is told in flashback.
The plans of a young widow to remarry are in jeopardy because of rumors about her past. Mrs. Dane denies that she is the same woman who was involved in an scandal with a married man. She has plausible evidence to support her claim and she almost convinces everyone of her identity.
Lobblies, little invisible creatures, are seen only by Mr. Mergenthwirker, a sweet little man who's pure of heart. The Lobblies insist on doing kind things for him like bringing him his slippers; those not of "pure heart" see only the slippers floating mid-air. Friends that he tells of the Lobblies insist he see a psychiatrist.
The wife of a college professor has grandiose dreams for her husband. She has plans for him to be come the head of his department, but instead, her ex-fiance gets the position. This leads her to get rid of the ex because he's now blocking her husband's career.
A small-town Vermont girl wins a beauty contest and is quickly "discovered" by a movie studio. They change her name, publicize her as the daughter of a rich gentleman farmer, and groom her for stardom. She hits it big and is seems a sure bet to win an Academy Award. When her rustic father, a justice of the peace, arrives for a Hollywood visit, a gossip columnist catches wind and threatens to expose the woman's phoney high society background.