The Pretenders take us to storyland with a ride on the backs of a herd of elephants. Jack is a lazy boy, but is a quick wit. His doubtful dad isn’t sure what career is suitable for jack. Betty Ann’s dad is willing to llet her marry him, as long as jack proves himself, and learns a trade.
After a year’s work Jack is paid off with a special donkey. The donkey’s special tallent is to make gold coins fal from his ear. will Jack’s dad be impressed? Something goes wrong, and after another year of work, we find Jack being paid off with a magic table that wil fill its top with desireable food. wwill this be the thing to win the hand of Betty Anne?
If Betty Ann’s family won’t have Jack, Suzann, the daughter of Mr Crafty, is impressed with the way Jack has been working hard, but will their fathers be ready to consent to their marriage? Somebody has been cheating jack, and when you listen in you’ll know who. After another year, Jack returns with only a stick to show for his hard work, but it’s just the thing for jack to expose the truth.