Captain Absolute, masquerading as Ensign Beverly, is courting a beautiful young heiress, Lydia Languish. His father tells him that he has arranged a marriage for him, and at first the captain objects, but then he discovers that the woman has in mind is Miss Languish. This raises a new problem: Lydia thinks he is Beverly and she is thrilled with the idea of running off with her lover.
The captain decides to elope with her to satisfy her taste for roma...
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