A publicity-hungry actress uses a Manhattan billboard to jumpstart her career.
Judy Holliday stars as Gladys Glover, a young woman who wants to make a name for herself, so she rents a billboard on Columbus Circle and advertises her name. When a wealthy soap manufacturer tries to wrestle the billboard away from Gladys he finds himself falling in love with her.
Faced with a career that is stalling out, unemployed actress and model Gladys Glover (Judy Holliday) puts all her money into renting a prominent Manhattan billboard that quickly brings her some much-needed exposure. Wanting the space for his new ad campaign, soap company executive Evan Adams III (Peter Lawford) proposes a trade, giving Gladys more billboard locations for her publicity campaign. Much to the dismay of her boyfriend, documentary filmmaker Pete Sheppard (Jack Lemmon), Gladys' popularity soars under the now-smitten Adams, who helps land the talk show appearances and commercials that make her name a household item. But after Pete bolts in disgust, in the end, Gladys realizes that he is the man she really wants to marry.
When a man (Monty Woolley) is forced to retire at age 65, he’ll do just about anything to beat the system. Dying his hair black, he poses as the president of his former employer’s holding company. Suddenly free to air his views on everything from company policy to national economics, comic craziness ensues when he meets not only the firm’s top executives, but someone equally impressive – a beautiful secretary, played by Marilyn Monroe, in one of her first and funniest roles.
When a hand-Press operator is fired because he has reached 65, he sets out not only to get his job back but to change the company's policy.
During the German occupation of World War II, an American wife in Paris, Kitty (Topper's Constance Bennett), arranges with her older friend, Emmeline (Gracie Fields), to smuggle a British soldier out of France. Rather than escape themselves, the women establish an underground network in Paris to help people fleeing from Nazi tyranny - but with danger lurking around every corner.
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