Burt Stroude is a virtual shoe-in to be the party's nominee to the U.S. Senate. His future is threatened when an old flame from his youth contacts him. She wants to see him before she dies; the problem is that she was married when they had their fling.
A seemingly honest bank employee decides to commit suicide after mailing a letter to his boss confessing to embezzling $7000. He includes in the envelope the stocks he bought with the stolen money. Then he sees in the newspaper that those stocks have skyrocketed. He goes on a frantic chase to retrieve the letter before it makes it to the bank president's desk.moreless
The mind of a respected psychiatrist tends to wander during sessions. As each of his patients tell him their stories, he imagines how he would respond in those situations.
A man who was adopted as a child does the same for a boy from the local orphanage. His wife gives the child the cold shoulder, wanting them to make a family of their own birth children. Little Tommy wins his new Mom over when he comes through in a pinch.moreless
Actor Victor Sherman is spotted in a theatre box, watching a drama about a heartless dictator who's about to be overthrown by the unhappy citizens. As the play proceeds, Sherman imagines himself performing each of the main roles. Theatre-goers are surprised to see the actor in attendance.
David Niven portrays a well-liked physician on a small South Pacific island. He's unceremoniously fired when the heartless owner of the island digs up dirt on the doctor's past. Before the bully boss can leave on his yacht, he's stricken by appendicitis and need emergency surgery. The just-canned doctor must perform the operation.moreless
After quarreling with a woman a man leaves his hat behind at her home. Unwilling to re-enter, he tries to talk passersby to go and retrieve it.