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.
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Meet Larry the Liquidator. Arrogant. Greedy. Self-centered. Ruthless. You gotta love the guy.
Did You Know?
There is an entire sequence discussing the lack of doughnuts in the Rhode Island town that New England Wire and Cable is in. In reality, Rhode Island is home to more Dunkin Donuts per square mile than any other state. See more
When Kate first looks at the newspaper with Larry's full-page ad, there is a cigarette in her hand. In the next shot, the cigarette is gone. See more
On arrival to New England Wire and Cable: "I haven't seen a place this classy ever since I left the Bronx."
Written by Edgar De Lange
, Irving Mills
and Duke Ellington
Performed by Stéphane Grappelli
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