Singing, dancing, and ice skating are featured in this musical that focuses on ice-skating sensation Belita. The story begins as she travels to a California resort where she has been hired as a replacement for a dance team. The resort is run by a handsome fellow. As a result of the gig, the skater becomes a national star while the resort manager gets fired and becomes a drifter until he ends up in the Army. The Oscar nominated score includes the following songs: "Silver Shadows and Golden Dreams," "Dream of Dreams," "Rio," "In the Days of Beau Brummel," "Lady, Let's Dance," "Happy Hearts," "Ten Million Men and a Girl," and the rhumba standard "Esperanza."