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.
Ed Sutton <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Meet Larry the Liquidator. Arrogant. Greedy. Self-centered. Ruthless. You gotta love the guy.
Did You Know?
Contrary to the depiction in the movie, proxy contests for corporate control are invariably not resolved at a public company's annual meeting. Rather, shareholders are solicited for their votes by using proxies, giving either management, or someone opposing management, their votes. By the time of the annual meeting, virtually all votes have been cast, and the results are either known, or soon to be known once tabulated. The fiery speeches portrayed in this movie are rarely a device by which votes are determined. 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
I take from the Rich, I give to the middle class... Well, the upper middle class.
Referenced in Hollywood Mouth 3
I'm in the Mood for Love
Written by Jimmy McHugh
and Dorothy Fields See more