Curator Harry Deane is an expert in fine art, but he's equally accomplished in taking abuse from his insolent boss. That's about to change. The plan - trick the avid art collector into buying a fake Monet painting. To assist in the heist, Deane hires a rowdy Texas cowgirl to help him fool the richest man in England. But as the plan begins to unravel, Deane finds he is falling in love with the rodeo queen, ensuing further complications.
Revenge is a work of art.
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Motion Picture Rating
Rated PG-13 for some suggestive content, partial nudity and a rude gesture
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This is the story of my brave, foolish friend Harry Deane. Mr. Deane's work as a art curator in London had gone, he felt, largely unappreciated. He told me of countless insults suffered at the hands of his employer, Lionel Shabandar, media tycoon, art collector, and an absolute brute of a fellow.
[covered in mud
Do not touch my person! You, idiot...
Yes, my lord.
...give me your boot.
Forty years ago I'd have called this Shabandar a cad. Now the prevailing ...
The German military leader Hermann Göring is shown briefly in a flashback scene. In English, Göring often transliterated to Goering. However in the credits, his name is spelled Georing. See more
Referenced in Unikal'noe pozdravlenie
Performed by The Guy Barker Nonet
Written by Harry Warren
and Mack Gordon
(as Mach Gordon)
Published by EMI United Partnership Ltd
Master courtesy of Shabandar Productions Ltd See more