Till The Clouds Roll By is a light-hearted biographical film about the life of Broadway pioneer Jerome Kern (Robert Walker). In the traditional style of musical bio-pics from the 1940's, the film is essentially a string of musical numbers, which demonstrate the extraordinary talent of this early broadway artist. Significant scenes include performances by Judy Garland, Angela Lansbury, Frank Sinatra and a number of other musical greats. Jerome Kerns (Walkter) reminisces to his driver. Going over the details of each friendship, triumph and failure that led to his ultimate success. He also looks back on moments of personal significance like meeting his future wife, Eva Leale (Dorothy Patrick), and his brush with death on the ship The Lucitania. The film begins and ends with numbers from Show Boat, and includes a detailed account of how Kerns formed a partnership with Oscar Hammerstien (Paul Langton) to create the production which is widely acclaimed his most significant work.