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Rick Todd and Eugene Fullstack share an apartment and have dreams for the future. Rick is an aspiring artist looking for a break. Eugene loves comic books, especially The Bat Lady series. He is so engrossed with her stories that he has nightmares and dreams of his own comic book characters. Their luck begins to change when Abby Parker is fired as the artist for the Bat Lady. Rick pitches his own comic book series and Eugene gets to meet Bessie Sparrowbrush, who, unbeknown to him, is the artist's model the Bat Lady. Rivalry and romance ensues for all four of them, with several song and dance numbers along the way.Written by
One of Martin & Lewis's better films, this gaudy comedy stretches a paper-thin plot by unnecessarily stringing out a couple of Lewis's comedy sequences – the bathtub scene, and the scene in which he's accosted by an elfin-like Shirley Maclaine on the stairs in particular. Lewis moons and gurns and pulls the kind of faces that are hilarious to a six-year-old (and French people) but will leave anyone in long trousers cold. Martin looks effortlessly cool and does his bit to pad out the film by singing a few numbers. The story is rubbish, an excuse to show Maclaine and Malone in various states of modest undress to keep the dad's interested while mum swoons over Martin and the kids shriek at Lewis.
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