It's Only Money
|It's Only Money|
|Directed by||Frank Tashlin|
|Produced by||Paul Jones|
|Music by||John Fenton Murray|
|Edited by||Arthur P. Schmidt|
|Distributed by||Paramount Pictures|
|Release date(s)||November 21, 1962|
|Running time||84 minutes|
Lester March (Jerry Lewis) is a 25-year old orphan who is an electronics repairman. However, his real passion is detective novels, and he dreams of someday becoming one. His best friend, Pete Flint (Jesse White) is a detective, and they see a program about a wealthy, single woman, Cecilia Albright (Mae Questel) who is looking for her long-lost nephew. The mention of a $100,000 reward gets their attention. Flint allows March to join him as they sneak into the Albright mansion in hopes of solving the mystery and collecting the reward.
During their attempt to sneak in, Albright's lawyer (Zachary Scott) sees them and recognizes March as being the long-lost nephew, Charles Albright, Jr. The lawyer was responsible for Charles Albright, Sr.'s death, and his plan is to marry Cecilia and kill her to inherit the entire fortune. With the help of the butler (Jack Weston), they plan to kill March so he does not interfere with that plan.
The family nurse, Wanda Paxton (Joan O'Brien) discovers March's identity and falls in love with him. The lawyer's plans are foiled, March's identity is revealed, and Paxton and March are married.
The film will be released on DVD and Blu-ray on March 27, 2012.
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