We're in the Money

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"They Love 'em...and Leave 'em with a summons!"
  • Passed
  • 1935
  • 1 hr 6 min
  • 6.3  (503)

We're in the Money is a delightful comedy film from 1935 that showcases the talents of Joan Blondell, Glenda Farrell, and Hugh Herbert. The story follows two aspiring actresses, Ginger (Blondell) and Dixie (Farrell), who are struggling to make ends meet during the Great Depression. They find themselves out of work and evicted from their apartment, but their fortunes change when they run into a bumbling inventor named Ted (Herbert).

Ted has just created a revolutionary new machine that he believes will change the world of finance, and he's looking for someone to invest in his idea. Ginger and Dixie see an opportunity to make some quick cash and convince Ted to let them be his business partners. Together, the three of them embark on a series of hilarious misadventures as they try to bring Ted's machine to market and become rich beyond their wildest dreams.

Along the way, they encounter a series of colorful characters, including a crooked financier, a doting millionaire, and a nefarious gangster, all of whom are drawn in by the promise of easy money. But as they soon discover, the path to riches is paved with danger and deceit, and they must use all of their wits and ingenuity to navigate the treacherous waters of high finance.

Joan Blondell is at her charming best as Ginger, the cynical but lovable leading lady who dreams of hitting it big in Hollywood. She brings a sense of wit and spark to the role, effortlessly stealing every scene she's in with her razor-sharp one-liners and quick comebacks.

Glenda Farrell is equally impressive as Dixie, Ginger's wise-cracking sidekick who is always ready with a sarcastic quip or a sly wink. She provides the perfect foil to Blondell's more straightforward character, adding a touch of zaniness that makes the film all the more fun to watch.

Hugh Herbert is a standout as Ted, the hapless inventor who stumbles into the world of high finance by accident. His goofy mannerisms and comic timing are a perfect match for the film's lighthearted tone, and his scenes with Blondell and Farrell are among the film's highlights.

Directed by Ray Enright and written by Manuel Seff and Peter Milne, We're in the Money is a classic example of the screwball comedies that were popular during the 1930s. It's a fast-paced, high-energy romp that never takes itself too seriously, and it's sure to put a smile on your face.

The film also features a number of memorable musical numbers, including Blondell's rendition of "Honeymoon Hotel" and a rousing finale that sees the entire cast coming together for a joyous celebration of life, love, and money.

In all, We're in the Money is a must-see for fans of classic Hollywood comedy. With its brilliant cast, witty script, and infectious energy, it's a film that will leave you feeling uplifted and entertained. So grab some popcorn, settle in, and get ready to laugh your way to the bank!

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    6.3  (503)