Renowned stage actors Basil Underwood and Joyce Arden are partners on and off the stage. An occupational hazard for Basil is that women often fall in love with what they see of him on the stage, he who sometimes indulges that adoration. Basil and Joyce's personal life is passionate and tempestuous characterized by constant fighting and making up, which is often continued on-stage under their breaths. After their latest fight and reconciliation, they decide to get married... for the twelfth time. They are determined to make it to the altar this time. But Basil feels he needs to wipe clean the slate first by doing a favor for a stranger, Henry Grant, whose fiancée has fallen in love with him. With his latest script in hand, Basil vows to make Henry's fiancée fall out of love with him by playing the cad. He finds that it may be more difficult than he first imagined when he finds out that the woman in question is Marcia West, the young woman who professed her love to him earlier in the ...
Listen, You...it's LOVE I'm after! - ...and it's love you're going to get -- in the neck!
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Did You Know?
This film has an unusually high number of connections to "Gone with the Wind," the first time Howard and DeHavilland acted together before playing Ashley and Melanie; Davis, who at one time was considered for Scarlett, and the mention by DeHavilland of Clark Gable near the end. See more
Basil and Digges make loud noise to wake up the West household. Basil is about one-third the way up the stairs and Digges is below the staircase. The scene switches to some awakened people at the top of the stairs and then back to Basil and Digges. But now Digges is well up on the stairs and Basil is below the staircase. See more
Have you seen a mad woman around here?
Which one sir?