It's Joy Stanhope's, a Park Avenue debutante, coming-out party. It's the event of the winter and everyone is there, including the most eligible bachelor, Jimmy Wolverton. Chris Hanson, Joy's secret romance isn't. Joy knows her parents wouldn't approve of Chris being starving violinst and a son of poor immigrants. Chris being understanding allows Joy to pretend to date Jimmy to keep Joy's parents happy. But, when Chris sees Joy with Jimmy he becomes enraged. Chris confronts Joy and they argue, the fight ends in a night of passion. Joy discovers she pregnant with Chris' child. When she's about to tell Chris the news he interupts her with the news that he's taking a job in Europe with a famed Opera star. Joy decides not to tell him and let him go. While in Europe Chris learns about Joy's pregnancy, but when he returns; Chris gets the shock of his life...Joy has married Jimmy.
She was launched Like a Battleship...with crowds cheering...bands playing...champagne effervescing and did she make a splash! (Print Ad- Lawrence Daily Journal-World,((Lawrence, Ks)) 2 April 1934)
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You've been getting into trouble, at your age, Mrs. Vanderdoe?
Miss Gertrude Vanderdoe
I do not get into trouble; I merely experience annoyances.
I Think You're Wonderful
Music by Burton Lane
Lyrics by Harold Adamson See more