Twenty years after appearing in the original film adaptation of Cole Porter's "Anything Goes," Bing Crosby returned in this unexceptional "remake" which retains many of Porter's great songs but substitutes a new plot. This time, Der Bingle is aging crooner Bill Benson, who joins forces
with Ted Adams (Donald O'Connor), an up-and-coming TV song-and-dance man. After some initial friction, they decide to produce a musical and set sail for Europe in search of a dynamic female lead. On their return voyage each is accompanied by his own "discovery"--Crosby by Janet Gaynor, O'Connor by
Jeanmarie--and not only do the boys sign their finds to contracts, they also win their ...