Erie Canal, N.Y., 1850: Molly Larkins, cook on Jotham Klore’s canal boat, has a love-hate relationship with her boss. She hires handsome new haul-horse driver Dan Harrow and the inevitable triangle develops (complicated by Dan’s desire to farm and Molly’s to boat) against a background of the canalmen’s fight against the encroaching railroad.
A singer marries a famous composer, and after a while she gets the itch to go back on the stage. However, her husband won’t let her. When she hears that a popular French singer named “Raquel” is coming to New York, she decides to go to Raquel with a plan–unbeknownst to her husband, “Raquel” is actually her sister, and her plan is for them to switch places so she can fulfill her dream of going back on the stage. However, things don’t go quite as planned.
A Hollywood screenwriter looking for inspiration for his next film goes to Mexico, where he runs into a beautiful Mexican girl who sets her sights on him.
A big and important Broadway producer is opening his new big show. He is alarmed when he discovers his new show opens on the same night as a charity convention. He decides to lie about the tickets already being sold, so the show will be more alluring.
The film was actually based on a touring stage play, which itself was based on the life of Dr Mary McLeod Bethune, the pioneering educator and civil rights activist who became an adviser to President Franklin Delano Roosevelt.
The movie takes place behind the scenes of a fictional vaudeville play. The story centers on a recently divorced woman. She decides to use her alimony settlement to produce her own show. Unfortunately her chief backer insists on starring in it. She is saved by a talented man, who puts everything on risk to replace the talentless chief backer.
A cabaret dancer witnesses a murder and is forced to hide from gangsters by disguising herself as a male Princeton student.
Gerry and Fred Marsden, Les McGuire, and Les “Chad” Chadwick portray themselves in a romp through the early 1960’s Liverpool Beat Scene. Art students by day and musicians by night the boy’s big break comes by winning a local talent contest. But first, they must retrieve their instruments which have been mistakenly carried to the airport.