This is not one of Cooper's better performances. The normally brilliant McCarey presents an awkward story in a manner as bumbling and inept as its likable but uninspired hero. Cooper is the manager of a department store who just can't say no to a host of spongers and hangers-on. He lends
his car to a neighbor who wrecks it and then further vexes his wife Sheridan by inviting the car repairman to dinner. Cooper next lends his life's savings, which Sheridan had been planning to use for a new house, to an impoverished young couple to begin a business. He also tolerantly feeds and
houses Sheridan's loafing brother Ross, who refuses to look for a job. Then he gets entan...