A dissolute rich society boy marries a worldly nightclub singer, and she begins to have a wholly unexpected effect on him.
Harold Sigrift, the character played by Monroe Owsley, was based on the New York author, broadcaster, actor, and member of the Algonquin Round Table Alexander Woollcott.
Here, we're going out.
Abby Fane: Going out?
Rodney Deane: Yeah, the whole family's waiting for us.
In the montage depicting Rodney going to the horse races instead of work, one shot shows Churchill Downs in Kentucky with its distinctive twin spires on the grandstand - which is nowhere close to New York City, of course.
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