Bob Hope averred that he would prefer not to be reminded of this phase of his comic career. This film is not to be confused with the 1959 Billy Wilder-directed transvestite farce with Marilyn Monroe, Jack Lemmon, and Tony Curtis. The syncopated style of drummer Gene Krupa overshadows the
negligible performance of Hope as a carnival barker who tries to make a buck off the swing craze. He tries to secure Krupa's band a gig in a respectable dance hall, but can't convince the owners to take a chance until Krupa and his band draw a crowd at a boardwalk concert. Worth it mostly for the
music, which includes "The Lady's in Love with You" (Frank Loesser, Burton Lane), "Som...