In the cigar shop, George runs into Kaye Kaiser. Can he use a sensational voice like George’s in his band? Back home, George listens to Gracie’s shopping list. Instead of Christmas gifts, they should buy war bonds, and invest both in soldiers, and their own future. Bill Goodwin enters to pitch the sponsor, but he refuses to be Tootsie’s Christmas present. When Kay stops by, Gracie figures the bachelor would be fresh meat to be a potential husband for Tootsie.
Jimmy Cash sings, Paper Doll. Gracie conspires with Tootsie to pose as a Southern belle to win Kaye as her Christmas present. For now, Tootsie leaves to prepare herself, while Gracie butters up Kaye. To keep her secret, she tells George that Lulubelle is a dog, and when he talks with Kaye the mix ups begin.
Felix Mills plays, The Girlfriend. After dinner, Kaye is polite, but he has to admit that Tootsie is unattractive to him. Without his glasses though, Gracie thinks Tootsie may stand a chance.
When Bill Goodwin visits, will he play along, or ruin the secret for Kaye? He at least gets in the sponsor message. Secrets are revealed just in time for the show to end.
Note: Bill pitches the need to save cooking fat for the new government program. They will be used in making new medicines for the battlefield.