Gilded Age chanteuse Rosie O'Grady, bless her dear departed soul, had three daughters. Maureen (Debbie Reynolds in her first major film role) bubbles with teenage enthusiasm. Poppa (real-life vaudevillian James Barton) approves. Eldest daughter Katie (Marsha Jones) is ready to settle down. And until her long-time romantic secret gets out, Poppa again approves.