Max, the new English teacher and aspiring playwright, is encouraged by Honey and Grace to submit a one-act play to National Public Radio for their serialized mystery program with the chance of winning one of three prizes of a new Packard. Although Max does not win, he gets an encouraging rejection letter asking for more submissions from him for one-act plays. Since the rejection was due to what the radio station characterized as wooden dialog, Honey and Grace think that Max would benefit by having his play actually performed on stage so that he can listen to real people speaking his words. The obvious choice for the theater company to perform the play is the New Bedford Amateur Dramatic League. However, the League is no longer in existence, and they would have to ask the former president to resurrect the company. This situation causes a potential problem as the former president is snobbish Toppy, who has no use for Honey. But a good play and the stage is more important to Toppy than ... Written by
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Honey implies that actor Cary Grant
is one of the silver screen's most debonair actors. The scene takes place in late 1932 when Grant had not yet received that widespread status as a debonair leading man. See more