Ah, the joys of ascending on a fair ride, as the erstwhile Mrs. Ann Smith (Carole Lombard) and her new date, Jefferson (Gene Raymond), look down at the crowd gradually diminishing below them. But little do they know that science and Mother Nature are about to deposit a double whammy on them, as the ride's power goes out...just as it begins to rain:
After they emerge from their ordeal, Jeff takes Mrs. Smith, er, Miss Krausheimer, back to her apartment:
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Fortunately for Ann, her apartment has a fireplace, and soon -- after drying out -- she's warmed up, as beautiful as ever: