At his mother’s funeral, stuffy bank clerk Henry Pulling meets his Aunt Augusta, an elderly eccentric with more-than-shady dealings, who pulls him along on a whirlwind adventure, as she attempts to rescue an old lover.
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Maggie Smith stars as an aging, flame-haired countess who enlists her uptight nephew to travel across the world to rescue a kidnapped former lover, who is being held for ransom in an unknown location. Drolly directed by George Cuckor, the film is a lighthearted, if occasionally unfocused charmer.