And indeed, this pre-code comedy is actually quite good. Jack Oakie is his usual vivacious self as a prize fighter from the Navy who prepares for the big fight by attempting to be sober with the help of hard-working waitress Vivienne Osborne. But he is distracted by high society dame Gertrude Michael whom he marries out of the blue then finds out that he does not belong in her highfalutin world. In the process of attempting to be a part of her world, he loses his friends George E. Stone and Lincoln Steadman and finds how much he misses and needs Osborne.
At just under an hour, this comedy rushes by and thrives itself on Oakie's big personality and Osborne's big heart. Michael is also very good as the wealthy party girl, properly snobbish and easy when it comes to looking for a good time with someone from the lower class whom she doesn't even compromise with in a relationship. There's a very funny scene involving Oakie, the Butler and a whoopie cushion in which the butler (Charles Coleman) gets a ripping response to. The only thing I found to be absurd in this was O'Keefe obvious enlistment in the Navy and how he can get out of uniform so quickly and get back in without even so much the words AWOL or dishonorable discharge being mentioned.
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