Walter Brennan stars as Cappy Ricks, a sea captain who returns home to find his home life has been turned upside down by the meddling Mrs. Peasely, and her new accomplice (who also happens to be Ricks's sworn enemy) Waldo Bottomley. To make matters worse, Cappy discovers that both of his daughters are planning to get married against his advice. Determined to prevent his daughters from wedding, Cappy packs up his girls, Bill Peck, Mrs. Peasely, and her son Matt for a wild ride on his beloved sea vessel named "Gloria Ricks." Once they land on a deserted Pacific island, Cappy does everything in his power to change his daughters' minds, creating a series of humorous and dramatic events in the process. (texto oficial de la distribuidora)