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Optional Materials Cast Recordings. Arthur, an obscure young painter struggling in the art world of Manhattan, announces to his self-satisfied friend, Howard, that he is engaged to be married.

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The answer is to Lucille, a powerful, attractive, no-nonsense Texas socialite, a kind of wealthy Annie Oakley. But, Arthur confides to Howard, there are three problems: Arthur is a fetishist, and Lucille doesn't know.

He cannot make love without being in proximity to his father's argyle socks. Block, unable to cure Arthur of his fetish, has stolen said socks. Arthur's wedding night is fast approaching, and he needs his socks back. Howard vows to retrieve his friend's socks from the wily Dr.

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