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The Amazing Adventure [DVD] [1936]

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Release Date:04/14/2015
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    The Amazing Adventure
    Amazing Quest was the original British release title of the 1937 comedy Romance and Riches (aka Riches and Romance). Making a rare return trip to England, Cary Grant plays the heir to a huge fortune. Alas, Grant is miserable, because he's never worked for his money. Determined to prove his worth, Grant makes a wager than he can earn his keep for a full year without ever touching the family millions. He loses his bet when he must draw upon his money to wed poverty-stricken Mary Brian, the better to save her from an unhappy marriage of convenience. Still, his experiences among the working classes have left an indelible impression; turning his back on his "equals," Grant invites all of his newly acquired lowborn friends to his wedding reception. Like His Girl Friday, Penny Serenade, and Charade, Amazing Quest is one on the ever-growing list of Cary Grant films that have lapsed into public domain, and thus are more readily available than when first released. Amazing Quest was based on a novel by E. Phillips Oppenheim. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

    Cast & Crew


    • Cary Grant
      Cary Grant - Ernest Bliss
    • Mary Brian
      Mary Brian - Frances Clayton
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      Peter Gawthorne - Sir James Aldroyd
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      Henry Kendall - Lord Ronnie Honiton
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      Leon M. Lion - Dorrington




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