Capitalizing on the successful teaming of Mario Lanza and Kathryn Grayson in THAT MIDNIGHT KISS, MGM rushed this film, a virtual carbon copy of the earlier effort--with the notable addition of David Niven--into production. In New Orleans, 1905, during the traditional "Blessing of the
Fleet," rough-and-ready fisherman Pepe Abellard Duvalle (Lanza) can't keep his eyes off opera diva Suzette Micheline (Grayson), the annual rite's guest of honor. He's so distracted that he doesn't get his uncle's boat to the blessing. Without the Fates on its side the boat sinks in a freak storm,
but when Suzette's manager, Jacques Riboudeaux (Niven), who has more than a professional i...