In 1900, Miquette, the pretty daughter of the widow Grandier, decides to become an actress after seeing a play performed by the Monchablon theatre company. Unfortunately, Madame Grandier has other plans, knowing that the old Marquis de la Tour Mirande is eager to maker her his mistress.
In gay Paree that's hotter than colder, Lived a Marquis much older than bolder. Along came Miquette with her trim silhouette. And he became more bolder than older!