|Fred Astaire||Johnny Parkson Riggs|
|Lucille Bremer||Yolanda Aquaviva|
|Frank Morgan||Victor Budlow Trout|
|Mildred Natwick||Aunt Amarilla|
|Leon Ames||Mr. Candle|
Fresh out of the convent, naive heiress Yolanda becomes an easy target for charming confidence man Johnny Riggs and his sidekick, Victor Trout . Johnny manages to trick the devout Yolanda into believing that he is her guardian angel and -- once perched upon her shoulder -- he goes about the business of relieving her of her inheritance. But when Johnny begins to fall for his beautiful target, he struggles to choose between love and money.