With the moral and financial support of her self-made millionaire father John Vance, coined the Copper King, Jessica Vance ditches her engagement announcement party - the engagement to Jelliffe Blaine who she doesn't love and who she believes doesn't love her, but rather only her money - to find true love from someone who doesn't solely love her for her money. In the working class apartment building into which she moves, she quickly makes a new group of friends who don't know about her wealth, she and one of that group, Chet Madden, who fall for each other. What Jessica likes about him is not only he being a real person, unlike the calculating type that Jelliffe is, but that he wants to make something of himself. He works as a commercial building washer, but is taking business classes at night school in an effort to start his own building washing business. In their love, Jessica knows the longer she waits to tell him that she is heir to millions, the more difficult it will be. But in ...
Did You Know?
This film's earliest documented telecasts took place in Tucson Sunday 16 September 1956 on KDWI (Channel 9), and in Albuquerque Wednesday 26 September 1956 on KOAT (Channel 7); it first aired in Bellingham WA Friday 12 October 1956 on KVOS (Channel 12) and in Boston Friday 2 November 1956 on WBZ (Channel 4). See more
Chet gets a marriage license more than a day before he learns that Jessica's last name is Vance instead of Jones, but when her father looks at it that same day, Jessica's last name is shown as Vance. See more
Happiness? Who ever finds that?
I guess only the prospector who never gives up the search.
Version of Happiness Ahead
Wein, Weib und Gesang, Op. 333 (Wine, Women and Song)
Music by Johann Strauss
Played at the opening reception at the Vance home See more