Although it ultimately runs out of steam, this charming spoof of the 1920s is still one of the 1960s' better musicals. Julie Andrews is the title character, a recent arrival in New York who has come looking for a job she hopes will lead to marriage to a handsome, wealthy employer. At the
women's hotel where she stays, Andrews befriends Moore, another pretty young newcomer for whom Lillie, the secret operator of a white slavery ring, has nefarious plans that lead to plenty of fireworks (literal and figurative) when Lillie and her cohorts kidnap Moore. Andrews' efforts to win the
attentions of Gavin (parodying his own then-popular ads for Arrow Shirts), the hunky bos...