The life of Gus Edwards--who discovered such talents as Eddie Cantor, Eleanor Powell, Mae Murray, George Jessel, Walter Winchell, Sally Rand, Bert Wheeler, Georgie Price, Ray Bolger, and Jack Pearl--is highly fictionalized in this contrived tale that bears little resemblance to the career
of the real Edwards, whose name is changed here to Larry Earl. Larry (Bing Crosby), a singer-songwriter who has yet to find his break, gives up his musical ambitions, marries Jane Gray (Linda Ware), and settles down to work in a department store, but is soon dissatisfied with floor-walking and
goes for the bright lights once more. Hitting upon the idea of assembling a performing t...