Champagne for Caesar

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This comedy stars Ronald Colman as Beauregard Bottomley, a self-styled genius in need of a job. He applies for a position with a large soap company, but Burnbridge Walters (Vincent Price), the firm's willfully eccentric president, falls into a "trance" while interviewing Beauregard and decides not to give him the job. When Beauregard overhears his sister Gwenn (Barbara Britton) listening to a game show sponsored by Walters' soap company, he discovers the perfect means to get revenge -- each time a contestant answers a question correctly, they double their prize money. Beauregard gets a spot on the show and starts winning -- and doesn't stop. Before long, the company owes him 40 million and Beauregard hasn't even broken a sweat. Beauregard is poised to bankrupt Walters and destroy his company, so the soap tycoon persuades Flame O'Neal (Celeste Holm) to pose as a nurse who will (a) find out if there's anything Beauregard doesn't know, and (b) distract him romantically. While a critical success and something of a cult item, Champagne for Caesar was a box office disappointment on its initial release; Ronald Colman appeared in only two more films before his death eight years later. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

Chapter List

Side #1 --
1. Main Title [1:06]
2. Meet Caesar [3:08]
3. Happy Hogan [4:50]
4. Getting a Job [8:51]
5. "Masquerade for Money" [5:08]
6. Milady's a Hit! [5:39]
7. Happy's True Intentions [8:01]
8. What Bottomley Wants [4:36]
9. An Unexpected Visitor [5:05]
10. Flame O'Neil [11:48]
11. Secret Weapon in Place [9:48]
12. Driven Madly [4:51]
13. $20 Million or Nothing [6:56]
14. To Wed or Not to Wed [10:17]
15. The Final Question [5:47]
16. Champagne for Everyone! [3:30]