Painter Paul Sloan feels he’s a failure, since nobody will buy his paintings. His art dealer informs him, that the works of an artist become much more wanted and valuable if the artist is dead. Therefore, Paul, together with his friend Casey Barnett, plans to fake his own suicide. However, it starts looking like Casey has murdered Paul and when Casey starts making a move for Paul’s fiancée, he decides to get revenge. However, Paul falls in love with Nikki, who has also tried to commit suicide.
In this comedy drama, two troubled college freshmen find themselves united by their mutual family woes and so decide to spend the summer together in a beach house belonging to the boy’s mother. They are platonic friends until the girl gets in trouble during a sailing accident and is rescued by a handsome Coast Guardsman who finds the pretty lass irresistible and starts showing up regularly at the beach house with his friends.
In this satirical comedy, Fred Amidon is a Fifth Avenue bank teller waiting for his divorce to be finalized to end his marriage to Rachel. He and fellow employee Pamela plan to marry once the ink dries on the decree. A Central Park picnic with Pamela finds Fred suffering a bee string on his chin, which he covers with a bandage. Fred then goes on a three-week vacation, and during that time he grows a beard because the bee sting makes it difficult to shave. He returns to work, and when he refuses to shave, he is branded a rebel and a symbolic hero in the worker struggle against management.
Darby Clyde Fenster and Jerry Martin are a pair of penniless nincompoop-drifters who hop a freight train on their way to Florida. Our intrepid heroes find themselves facing one comic situation after another in this gloriously loopy Southern fried comedy-with-music.
Rita informs Leon that, as a lark, he stole a valuable necklace at a dinner party the night before and she will return it, but Leon remembers nothing about it. Just then, as Leon is taking the necklace out of his pocket, Mrs. Errol arrives with Barbara, her cousin and Barbara’s fiancee. Mrs. Errol decides to give the necklace to Barbara as a wedding present. Leon tells Rita he will retrieve the necklace and return it to her that night. That Leon ends up getting chased by a guard dog and accused by Dorothy of philandering and Rita is a crook is a foregone conclusion.
Newsreel cameraman Bob Clemens, an avowed woman hater, is assigned to cover the Lake Placid exhibition of Karen Vadja, the Swiss ice Queen. He misses his plane and fails to get the footage needed for a newsreel. Deciding that if you’ve seen one ice skater, you’ve seen them all, he goes to Central Park to film a skater picked at random. He selects Marie Bergin who is wanted by the immigration people for having over-stayed her visa.
Movie producer Willi Bauche is so obsessed with planning the career of his starlet wife, Ann that he has neglected to make her feel loved. Frustrated with his lack of attention, Ann quits the business and runs off with soldier Marco Ranieri. Willi becomes so upset that, while drunk, he orders a hit on Marco — but then realizes that Ann is also in danger. He rushes to save her, trying to finally show the love that he neglected for so long.
In this comedy, New York City undergoes a dramatic change when a toucan carrying a virus is smuggled through customs. In those it infects, the virus causes an intense euphoria and a desire to do good. The Big Apple goes into an economic tailspin as its residents become deliriously happy.