Grable had such success with her film CONEY ISLAND (1943) that she was cast in virtually the same plot, remade with a Chicago setting, during the 1893 Columbian Exposition. She's a singer and dancer, employed at a Wabash Avenue casino (hence the title). Harris is the casino owner who
wants Grable to keep working there, though she aspires to bigger things. Mature is a producer and pal of Harris. The two have a friendly rivalry going, but the competition heats up when Mature falls for Grable. He wants to bring her to New York and put her into an important show, but Harris will
stop at nothing to keep her. Through some cons and tricks, things get a little sticky, but ...