In this reworking of IT HAPPENED ONE NIGHT, Colbert plays the author of a best-selling novel traveling incognito to Hollywood, where she plans to work on the film version of the book. On the train she meets Wayne and DeFore, two Marine fliers who dislike Colbert's book and don't realize
they are striking up a friendship with the novel's author. Colbert is convinced Wayne is the right man to star in her story and sends a telegram to the film's producer. The trio arrives in Chicago, where Colbert learns Wayne and DeFore are taking another train. Leaving her baggage hastily behind,
Colbert boards the two Marines' train. The three get a little inebriated in the club ca...