Passed | | Comedy, Romance
A trio of classy card sharks targets the socially awkward heir to brewery millions for his money, until one of them falls in love with him.
Paramount was so pleased with Preston Sturges's first two directorial efforts and his work on this film that the studio gave him a more lucrative contract at the end of 1940, paying him $2,750 a week for his work as a writer and a $30,000 bonus for each film he ... ...
What's 'e matter?
Jean: Oh, I'm sorry. That slimy snake! I've been dreaming about him all night.
'Colonel' Harrington: You mean Pike?
When "Colonel" Harrington talks to Jean in her cabin the morning after Pike proposes, the shadow of a spotlight moves up and out of frame.
A very large cartoon snake displays the opening credits while twining around an apple tree.
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