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I'd Rather Be Rich (1964)

An updated remake of It Started With Eve (1941). A young heiress is summoned to the bedside of her dying grandfather. The man's last wish is to meet her fiance, but problems arise when the ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Sandra Dee ... Cynthia Dulaine
Robert Goulet ... Paul Benton
Andy Williams ... Warren Palmer
Charles Ruggles ... Dr. Charles Crandall
Gene Raymond ... Martin Wood
Hermione Gingold ... Miss Grimshaw
Allen Jenkins ... Fred
Rip Taylor ... Airline Ticket agent
Laurie Main ... Harrison
Dort Clark ... Albert
Alex Gerry ... Cartwright
Hayden Rorke ... MacDougall
Jill Jackson Jill Jackson ... Mrs. MacDougall
Milton Frome ... Max
Maurice Chevalier ... Philip Dulaine
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An updated remake of It Started With Eve (1941). A young heiress is summoned to the bedside of her dying grandfather. The man's last wish is to meet her fiance, but problems arise when the fiance is delayed and a young chemical engineer is persuaded to take his place. When the grandfather suddenly (and secretly) recovers, he uses the situation to his advantage - playing matchmaker in an attempt to ensure his granddaughter's happiness. Written by Anonymous

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Are two men too many for the girl who can afford everything? See more »


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 November 1964 (UK) See more »

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Com Qual dos Dois? See more »

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Mono (Westrex Recording System)

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Color (Eastmancolor)
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Quotes

Paul Benton: You know what the problem with women is? They've got a manopoly. They're the only thing you can marry. The trust-busters will be after them any day now.
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Remake of Het begon met Eva (1941) See more »

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It Had To Be You
Written by Gus Kahn and Isham Jones
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Innocent film from a bygone era...
7 June 2007 | by Nessy_GlianaSee all my reviews

I loved this film. No special effects, no flashy camera-work, just well-written characters, story, and dialog, instantly charming!

The characters were well-rounded and complex, not like the unlovable stereotypes found in today's romantic comedies. The jokes were well-paced. Actors delivered excellent performances. Directing was simple, not for showing off, just for telling a story.

AND there was no hint of sex or rudeness anywhere. Just good clean-and hopelessly funny!-humor. I laughed SO hard! (And didn't feel guilty for doing so!) This is the kind of movie we need today! No gross-outs no sex scenes, no rude dialog, just pure, innocent fun!

I've said it before and I'll say it again: Old comedies are the BEST!


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