Multi-millionaire Ezra Ounce wants to start a campaign against 'filthy' forms of entertainment, like Broadway-Shows. He comes to his relatives families and makes them members of his morale-boosting campaign. But Jimmy, another relative is producing a show, starring Ezra's niece Barbara. But he had bad luck with his backer, this person has given him an invalid check. Another of his victims, the show-girl Mabel has the idea of blackmailing Horace, Barbara's father, whom she has met before in a slightly compromising situation to get the money. Written by
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One of Edgar Wrights favorite movies. See more
While Joan Blondell is singing "The Girl at the Ironing Board", a stage hand is seen in the background hanging a clothesline. See more
I'd cry but I haven't got a handkerchief.
Edited into Musical Memories
I Only Have Eyes for You
Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Al Dubin
Sung by Dick Powell
on the ferry
Reprised by Dick Powell
, Ruby Keeler
and chorus in the show
Played as background music often See more