DAMES' mindless story is punctuated by mind-boggling choreography from Busby Berkeley and a sprightly score. Wealthy but loony Ezra Ounce (Hugh Herbert) informs his cousin, Horace P. Hemingway (Guy Kibbee), that he is going to give Horace $10 million because he is such an upright man.
Ezra is a reformer with one goal in life: the eradication of anything that's fun. To this end, he is starting a society for the "preservation of American morals," and the condition of Horace's grant is that he help get it going. A first step is keeping distant cousin Jimmy Higgens (Dick Powell), a
songwriter in the demon world of the theater, at arm's length. Chorine Mabel Anderson (J...