Auntie Mame is the colorful, flamboyant, madcap aunt of a young boy, Patrick, who is orphaned when his father dies. In Auntie Mame's care, Patrick is quickly introduced to his aunt's free-spirited and eccentric lifestyle. As Mame watches her young nephew grow into a man she attempts to rescue him from the conventional lifestyle toward which he is heading. We could all use an Auntie Mame in our life! Better yet, we should all strive to be the Auntie Mame in someone else's.