Curtis plays a soldier bound for Korea in this lifeless comedy. Before leaving he and girl friend Laurie elope to Las Vegas. Upon returning from the war, Curtis finds himself fighting a different kind of battle. It seems Laurie lives with her mother, father, and more relatives than the
family in CHEAPER BY THE DOZEN. Curtis has one other problem: Laurie has neglected to tell her mother (Byington) about the marriage, and now mama wants her daughter to marry a rich man. Her intended is a cement tycoon (DeFore) who wants to run a new railroad through the land owned by Laurie's
family. The humor is forced and gradually grows weary. Sirk's direction merely records the a...