Australian opera singer Louise Fuller (Grace Moore) overstays her Mexican visa and is consequently detained by immigration officials along with her manager, Marianne Woods (Aline MacMahon), and an ever-present trio of groupies (Catherine Doucet, Luis Alberni, and Gerald Oliver Smith). The
detention jeopardizes the singer's chance to perform at a festival run by her old maestro (Henry Stephenson), so Marianne hits on the idea of arranging a marriage of convenience to get Louise back into the US. Enter witty young artist Jimmy Hudson (Cary Grant), who is willing to wed and then
divorce Louise for the right price. Not surprisingly, it isn't long before Jimmy really do...