New Adventures of Get Rich Quick Wallingford

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New Adventures of Get Rich Quick Wallingford
New Adventures of Get Rich Quick Wallingford lobby card.jpg
Lobby card
Directed bySam Wood
Written byCharles MacArthur (adaptation)
Based on"The Wallingford Stories"
by George Randolph Chester
Produced byHarry Rapf
StarringWilliam Haines
Jimmy Durante
CinematographyOliver T. Marsh
Edited byFrank Sullivan
Production
company
Distributed byMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release date
  • October 3, 1931 (1931-10-03)
Running time
87-96 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

New Adventures of Get Rich Quick Wallingford is a 1931 American pre-Code crime / romantic comedy film directed by Sam Wood and starring William Haines as a con artist and Jimmy Durante as his pickpocket buddy. The film is based on a series of stories by George Randolph Chester published in Cosmopolitan.

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Reception[edit]

Mordaunt Hall wrote in The New York Times that "the film affords many a good laugh and most of the ideas are developed quite neatly" and that Haines' performance was "emphatically satisfactory."[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mordaunt Hall (October 10, 1931). "The Screen; An Artful Swindler. The Divorce Mill. Espionage and Romance". The New York Times.

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