Failed actress Martha Madison (Martha Raye) and audience-shy actor Marlowe Mansfield Booth (Joe E. Brown) transform the college she has inherited into a drama school. Having trouble coming up with students, they try to put the school on the map by developing a winning football team, using
the romance course taught by knockout Betty McGlen (Susan Hayward) to attract players from other institutions. When they can't find an opponent, Martha engages a professional team to play them, betting the school's creditor (George McKay) $1,000 that her heroes will score a touchdown--then making
they will by bribing the pros, who allow the college players only so many...