After her wealthy father's business collapses, Claudette Colbert applies for a writing job on Fred MacMurray's Chicago-based magazine. Writer Robert Young, who is attracted to the socialite, informs editor MacMurray of the girl's recent financial problems, and MacMurray reluctantly hires
her. The hard-edged MacMurray and the strong-willed Colbert soon develop a love/hate relationship that, despite constant arguing, ends up in a plan for marriage. When Colbert takes it upon herself to tidy up MacMurray's "lived-in" bachelor apartment, he explodes and sends his fiancee packing.
Colbert falls into the arms of the still-adoring Young, and the two run off to romantic Cr...