An utter delight, this musical biography portrays the lives of composers Bert Kalmar (Fred Astaire) and Harry Ruby (Red Skelton). Kalmar is a vaudeville song-and-dance man and would-be a magician who turns to writing lyrics after a knee injury puts an end to his dancing. Ruby plays the
piano at a Coney Island honky-tonk and also writes lyrics, though he dreams of playing baseball. Eventually, the two meet, and a great songwriting team is born; they go on to write numerous hits for Broadway and the movies. A misunderstanding ends the partnership, but Kalmar's wife, Jessie
(Vera-Ellen), and Ruby's wife, Eileen (Arlene Dahl), finally bring the two men back together fo...