Aspiring singer Elaine (Jessie Matthews) fails her audition with grumpy Archie Raymond (Ernest Milton) when his former lover Francine arrives. Elaine then runs into The Hon. Peter Charlton (Robert Young), who believes that he is in love with her. Peter and his chum Freddie, who write a gossip column for 'The Record', have invented a beautiful society lady, Mrs Smythe-Smythe, due to the lack of real news. Mrs Smythe-Smythe soon becomes an obsession in popular society, so Elaine decides to assume her identity to help her career.