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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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Credited cast:
Cynthia Dulaine
Paul Benton
Warren Palmer
Philip Dulaine
Martin Wood
Dr. Charles Crandall
Miss Grimshaw
Laurie Main ...
Airline Ticket agent
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Milton Frome ...
Jill Jackson ...
Mrs. MacDougall


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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When it comes to men...or money...she's the richest girl in town! See more »




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Release Date:

25 December 1964 (Finland)  »

Also Known As:

Com Qual dos Dois?  »

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(Westrex Recording System)


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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 It Started with Eve (1941) See more »


I'd Rather Be Rich
Written by Richard Maltby Jr. and David Shire
Sung by Robert Goulet and Andy Williams
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A romantic comedy that is just fun to watch
31 March 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Two of entertainment's best singers, Andy Williams and Robert Goulet, square off over the affections of Sandra Dee in this delightful film. This is NOT a musical, but some great songs are seamlessly woven into a comedy made even better by the enjoyable performance of Maurice Chevalier.

Williams and Goulet show their talent is not limited to singing with some pretty good acting. Today it seems most romantic comedies feature bedroom scenes, rough language and vulgarity, but you will find this movie to be just "feel good" entertainment.

If you watch this movie before you go to bed, don't be surprised if you wake up feeling good and humming "We're Almost There", or "I'd Rather be Rich".

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