Arthur Kipps, an orphan apprenticed to a tyrannical owner of a mercantile, has a sudden abrupt change of life when his wealthy grandfather dies and leaves him a pile of money.

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Cast

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Tommy Steele ...
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Ann
Cyril Ritchard ...
Penelope Horner ...
Elaine Taylor ...
Victoria
Grover Dale ...
Hilton Edwards ...
Julia Sutton ...
Flo
Leslie Meadows ...
Sheila Falconer ...
Kate
Pamela Brown ...
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Hubert
Christopher Sandford ...
Sid
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Wilkins
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Arthur Kipps, an orphan apprenticed to a tyrannical owner of a mercantile, has a sudden abrupt change of life when his wealthy grandfather dies and leaves him a pile of money. Written by Suzanne Houghton <tpk@infonaut.com>

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It strolls... It struts... It razzles and it dazzles! See more »

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23 May 1968 (Colombia)  »

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6 monedas por tus sueños  »

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(35 mm magnetic prints)| (Westrex Recording System) (70 mm prints)| (35 mm optical prints)

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Peter Bathurst was deleted from the final print. See more »

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In the song, "Money to Burn", where Kipps (Steele) is playing the banjo, it's obvious that he's simply playing along to an audio track. But the sound begins several times before he does the strumming to make it happen. This should have been watched/caught in the editing process. See more »

Quotes

[Kipps reveals his new-found fortune]
Kipps: [as Shalford] I don't like the way this place is run, so you better wake yourself up, or you'll find yourself out
[shouts]
Kipps: on your ear! 'Ficiency, Shalford! 'Ficiency, System,
[Kipps places a top hat on his head]
Kipps: and that to your blessed economy. And you can stick that on my account!
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Featured in The 100 Greatest Musicals (2003) See more »

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THIS IS MY WORLD
Performed by Tommy Steele
Written and Composed by David Heneker and Irwin Kostal
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An energetic and charming musical!
13 April 2000 | by (Newcastle upon Tyne, England) – See all my reviews

Master showmen were at work in the production of this perhaps over long but nevertheless delightful picture. It would be impossible to visualise the film without the warm performance of Tommy Steele, and it was an inspired move to bring in George Sidney, one of Hollywood's finest directors of musicals, to give the picture a very special flare. The budget was obviously huge and it all shows on the screen in the very lively production numbers, especially those shot on location. A super piece of screen entertainment which stands up well to occasional re-watching.


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