The film follows a rube, Henry Morgan, on a journey as he uses his recently obtained inheritance to take a trip to 1910's New York with his wife and sister-in-law. Along the way, he encounters numerous eccentric characters including a drunken jockey, a sleaze ball millionaire and a devious stage actor - all scheming to court his sister-in-law in order to gain a slice of the inheritance.
Inheritance and succession -- Drama.
Lardner, Ring, 1885-1933. Big town -- Film adaptations.
New York (N.Y.) -- 20th century -- Drama.
Voyages and travels -- New York (State) -- New York -- 20th century -- Drama.
Goodwin, Bill, 1910-1958.
Lardner, Ring, 1885-1933. Big town. DVD.
Morgan, Henry, 1915-1994.
Vallée, Ruby, 1901-1986.