R | | Comedy
A snobbish investor and a wily street con artist find their positions reversed as part of a bet by two callous millionaires.
Several funny moments in the film came about by accident. The scene where Mortimer Duke (Don Ameche) is trying to catch the money clip, and having trouble, wasn't supposed to happen that way, but both kept going with it, and not breaking character, ... ...
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After Randolph states it will take more than just loosing his job to drive Winthorpe to criminal activity, and listing the other misfortunes that may be required, it is Mortimer that adds to surround him with the "wrong sort of people" to push him over the line. However, Mortimer doesn't believe that environment influences behavior, and states so with his race horse analogy (showing a lack of understanding since race horses won't succeed without training, i.e. environment) so why would HE be making this suggestion? It is understandable when he puts up the front for Valentine, so as not to bias the "experiment", but it wasn't necessary here since they hadn't started, yet.
Ron Taylor is credited as 'Big Black Guy' and James D. Turner as ' Even Bigger Black Guy'
$7,348,200 (USA) (12 June 1983)
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