Maurice, a humble Parisian junk dealer who sells some of his wares at the Flea market, saves a boy from drowning. The boy's aunt Louise is grateful and wins Maurice's affections, but the lad's grandfather despises him. The jaunty junk man gets a great offer to sing in an important show and launch a theatrical career, but Louise is against it and at length, he must choose between the two.
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Did You Know?
Production was interrupted when a fire destroyed the studio's new sound stages. Sets for this film were hastily constructed and heavy drapes were used as improvised sound insulation to shield them against street noise. See more
Referenced in Klondike Casanova
Wait 'Til You See Ma Cherie
Music by Richard A. Whiting
Lyrics by Leo Robin
Copyright 1929 by Famous Music Corp. See more