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with his friends' money, is involved with a shady stock deal, and sold his cousin's car. The police detectives take him down to the station. Later that evening Gene and Helen go to Dakota Doran's nightclub for a night on the town together. They try to sit back and enjoy the music but the pressure of what's going on makes that impossible and all they do is argue. Gene tries to shoot himself with the gun Helen is carrying, not knowing that it's only a water pistol. But Gene doesn't feel happy or relieved, only afraid that he's become a laughing stock. He runs off, threatening to commit suicide. sn-p Back at the police station Gene's friends have gathered together and pooled their savings to help get Eugene out of jail. When Helen tells them what Gene has threatened to do, his friends enlist help from the police, who are just a little bit confused about there being two Eugene Gormans. Soon Gene arrives, ready to turn himself in. By coincidence, the real estate broker for the Sutton Place apartment arrives, too! It seems that the prior tenants desperately want to keep the apartment, so Gene's deposit money will be returned to him. Gene's friends negotiate a deal with the broker for his inconvenience - Gene will be paid double the amount he put down, which would give him enough to buy his cousin's car back. But Gene discovers that the real estate agent's arrival was not just a wild coincidence: Helen had arranged for him to be there and had settled the money matter earlier. This was all a test for Gene - all he needed to do was to show up at the jail and try to do the decent thing on his own - which he had done. Now more grown up - and even more in love with Helen - Gene decides to leave Wall Street and take a job at Helen's father's chicken plucking business. Helen admits that she's perfectly happy with her life in Brooklyn with Gene - after all. Gene prepares to replace his cousin in jail, but the police refuse to dampen his joy; they let him go until Monday morning, when he will be able to pay the money back. And as this Saturday night ends, everyone looks forward to a wonderful-day beginning for everyone. MUSICAL NUMBERS: Act I Overture - Orchestra Saturday Night - Ted, Artie, Ray, Dino Class - Gene, Hank, Celeste, Bobby, Artie, Ted, Dino Delighted I'm Sure - Celeste, Mildred, Hank, Bobby, Ted, Artie, Ray, Dino Love's a Bond - Vocalist Isn't It? - Helen In the Movies - Ted, Artie, Ray, Dino, Hank, Celeste, Mildred Exhibit A - Bobby A Moment With You - Vocalist, Gene, Helen Saturday Night (reprise) - Ted, Artie, Ray, Dino Gracious Living Fantasy - Gene & The Gang Montana Chem - Ted, Artie, Ray, Dino, Hank, Celeste So Many People - Helen, Gene One Wonderful Day - Celeste, Hank, Bobby, Mildred, Florence, Ted, Artie, Ray, Dino Act II Entr'acte - The Orchestra Saturday Night (reprise) - Ted, Artie, Ray, Dino I Remember That - Hank, Celeste Love's a Bond Blues - Dakota Doran All for You - Helen That Kind of a Neighborhood - Hank, Celeste, Mildred, Florence, Bobby, Ted, Artie, Ray, Dino What More Do I Need? - Gene, Helen, Hank, Celeste, Mildred, Florence, Bobby, Ted, Artie, Ray, Dino, Clune, Lieutenant One Wonderful Day (reprise) - The Company Discography: Original Broadway Cast Recording: Nonesuch 79609-2