Douglas had already established his dramatic acting potential in a few films and was eager to show that he could play comedy, so he chose to accept the role of a rakehell novelist in this trifling farce. Day is a secretary for book publisher Vallee who handles all of novelist Douglas'
works. She gives up her steady but dull position to sign on as Douglas' secretary, but soon finds that it's not all beer and skittles. Douglas is a gambler, a womanizer, a horse bettor, and a man who thinks that a secretary is a toy who must also do double duty as a lover. Day can only take so
much of Douglas' slovenly and caddish ways and she eventually gives him notice, but by this ...