When billionaire Jean-Marc Clement learns that he is to be satirized in an off-Broadway revue, he passes himself off as an actor playing him in order to get closer to the beautiful star of the show, Amanda Dell.
The title river unites a farmer recently released from prison, his young son, and an ambitious saloon singer. In order to survive, each must be purged of anger, and each must learn to understand and care for the others.
Singers Lorelei Lee and Dorothy Shaw travel to Paris, pursued by a private detective hired by the disapproving father of Lorelei's fiancé to keep an eye on her, as well as a rich, enamored old man and many other doting admirers.
Three New York models, Shatze, Pola and Loco set-up in an exclusive appartment with a plan: tired of cheap men and a lack of money they intend to use all their talents to trap and marry three millionaires. The trouble is that's it's not so easy to tell the rich men from the huxters and even when they can, is the money really worth it? Written by
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This was the first film shown on "NBC Saturday Night at the Movies", 23 September 1961, the first television program to exclusively broadcast relatively recent theatrical films on US network television, most of them, like this one, in pan/scan versions (there was no television "letterboxing" back then). The idea proved so successful that NBC soon followed it up with another series with the identical format, "Monday Night at the Movies", and it wasn't long before the format was taken up by both CBS and ABC. See more »
As the car drives past on the snowy highway en route to the lodge in Maine, you can see where the snow has been removed to facilitate the setting up the camera equipment off to the side of the road. See more »
I don't look like an old maid? I've never seen anybody in my life that reminded me less of an old maid.
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Three models (Marilyn Monroe, Betty Grable and Lauren Bacall) pool their resources to rent an expensive penthouse apartment in New York, each girl hoping to catch a wealthy husband...
Cameron Mitchell helps Betty Grable with groceries one morning and meets and falls in love with Bacall But she rejects him, thinking he is a 'gas pump jockey.'
The girls are nearly broke when Grable introduces them to an oil tycoon, a widower (William Powell) who becomes interested in Bacall Grable takes a trip with wealthy and married Fred Clark, under the impression that they are going to a convention in Maine Once at his lodge, she realizes they will be alone and is set to return to New York when she suddenly felt sick A forest ranger named Rory Calhoun comes into her life, and they fall in love
Marilyn leaves by plane to meet her one-eyed playboy Alex D'Arcy in Atlantic City, but because she refuses to wear glasses in public to correct her nearsightedness, she gets on the wrong plane On board she meets David Wayne, the owner of their penthouse apartment, who is on his way to Kansas City to find his tax accountant because of whom he is in trouble with the revenue department
Bacall, left alone and without money, agrees to marry the oilman Powell
"How to be a Millionaire" was the second CinemaScope film ever made, the first being "The Robe." The film marked David Wayne's last movie appearance with Marilyn He made four pictures with her, more than any other actor
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