Flashback to witness Jack on the phone. He’s having a fall out with his sponsor. This is a serious problem, but is Mr Jones taking Jack seriously?The spponsor seems distracted by a baseball game taking place on the radio.
The telephone operators, Mabel and Gertrude, take center stage to comment on the futility that Jack is facing with his sponsor. Will Jack be losing his job? Larry Stevens sings, but his number is snipped.
Mary and Phil give Jack a hard time over Jack’s decision to use a publicity agent to boost his popularity. Rochester gets in his own jabs at Jacks expense. The fast talking publicity man shows up with a busy itenary for Jack. It so busy that it makes yu wonder whether Jack will ever get his play started. Phil plays, but the number is cut short.
In honor of National Newspaper Week, Scoop Benny takes us for an inside look at a busy news room. Enjoy the colorful characters that make for good news paper stories. Gangsters, hot tips, murder, and a mystery to solve before the cops do. Rochester acts as a witness, and Phil assists Jack’s investigation as the sultry Mary tries out a scene that plays up her sex appeal.