A corporate raider threatens a hostile take-over of a "mom and pop" company. The patriarch of the company enlists the help of his wife's daughter, who is a lawyer, to try and protect the company. The raider is enamoured of her, and enjoys the thrust and parry of legal manoeuvring as he tries to win her heart. Written by
Ed Sutton <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Meet Larry the Liquidator. Arrogant. Greedy. Self-centered. Ruthless. You gotta love the guy.
Did You Know?
The factory shown in the shots from across the river WAS the Gilbert & Bennett Mfg. Co. located in Georgetown, Connecticut (part of Wilton/Redding CT), and was vacant for years after operating as a brass and wire plant for over 100 years and a local landmark. The building was demolished in 2003 for commercial and residential development. See more
When the envelope of the results is first seen, it is being handed over to the woman as a pink envelope. When she is reading the results, the envelope is yellow. See more
[Kate offers Lawrence 'greenmail' to drop an unfriendly take-over bid
Why so uptight? It's not illegal.
It's immoral. A distinction with no relevance to lawyers. But it matters to me.