Classic romantic comedy written and directed by Preston Sturges. Tom (Joel McCrea) and Gerry (Claudette Colbert) are a down-on-their luck married couple living in New York City. The pair's financial troubles eventually force Gerry to break off their marriage and she travels to Palm Beach, Florida where she meets the extremely wealthy John D. Hackensacker III (Rudy Vallee). Tom decides to follow Gerry to Palm Beach determined to win her back. When he meets Hackensacker, Gerry introduces him as her brother. Pretty soon, Hackensacker falls for Gerry, and his man-hungry sister, Princess Centimillia (Mary Astor), chases Tom.