Maureen O'Sullivan and Dennis O'Keefe are attractive and sophisticated looking as two working class people who meet by chance at a wedding reception and assume each other is a member of the upper class. She works for a lavish fashion designer, while he works for a travel agency. They are there only on business and meet thanks to the bride's father. Taking an interest in each other for social climbing and romantic reasons, the two go out of their way to keep up their pretense. O'Sullivan's family takes things a step further with her eccentric Aunt Lucy (Jessie Ralph, one of the forgotten gems of the 30's) who utilizes her employer's lavish apartment to entertain O'Keefe at a family dinner party. Of course, both parties are exposed in time to bring the light plot to a happy conclusion.
While the stars do a good job, they are defeated by a weak plot and a not too funny script. The supporting cast does all they can to add amusement, but it's really only a large St. Bernard that gets any genuine laughs. There's Mickey Rooney as O'Sullivan's younger brother being, well, Mickey Rooney. And Rooney's Andy Hardy ma, Fay Holden, has little to do. Edward Brophy, a typically New Yorkish character actor, has some funny moments as a bookie who is accused of stealing Ralph's employee's silverware. O'Sullivan, too well spoken to seem really a member of this lower middle class family, tries to rise above the material. O'Keefe is all right, but he's not star material in a role that calls for someone like Robert Taylor. This is an example of MGM's factory output that was put together a bit too fast and focuses on style over substance.
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