The simplistic story, in which the equally simplistic Eddie Wilson, Jr. (Eddie Cantor) inherits $77 million from his archaeologist father and must avoid the traps of various gold-diggers en route to Egypt and back, is just an excuse for some gags and wonderful musical numbers. Ethel
Merman, playing one of the folks scheming after Eddie's money, is terrific and nearly steals the picture from Cantor (who does his usual blackface thing in "I Want to Be a Minstrel Man" and "Mandy," joined by Merman, the Goldwyn Girls, and the Nicholas Brothers). Ann Sothern and George Murphy are
fine as the romantic leads, dueting on "Your Head on My Shoulder." "Ice Cream Fantasy," the...