The Rich Are Always with Us

The Rich Are Always with Us

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The Rich Are Always with Us

A talented cast does its best with a nonsensical script in The Rich are Always With Us. Ruth Chatterton stars as a witty socialite saddled with caddish husband John Miljan. Upon learning that Miljan has been fooling around with Adrienne Dore, Chatterton divorces him, whereupon his brokerage firm goes belly-up, for which our heroine holds herself responsible. She undergoes another guilt trip when Miljan's second wife dies in a car crash. Throughout all this, Chatterton denies herself true love in the person of foreign correspondent George Brent, who became Chatterton's husband during filming. Bette Davis enjoys an early scene-chewing opportunity as a predatory young debutante who sets her sights for the handsome Brent.

Product Details

Release Date: 11/01/2011
UPC: 0883316317075
Original Release: 1932
Rating: NR
Source: Warner Archives
Region Code: 0
Presentation: [Full Frame]
Time: 1:11:00
Sales rank: 41,849

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Ruth Chatterton Caroline Grannard
George Brent Julian Tierney
Adrienne Dore Allison Adair
Bette Davis Malbro
John Miljan Greg Grannard
Mae Madison 3rd Girl
John Wray Davis
Robert Warwick The Doctor
Virginia Hammond Flo
Walter Walker Dante
Eula Guy Mrs. Drake
Edith Allen 1st Girl
Ethel Kenyon 2nd Girl
Ruth Lee 4th Girl
Berton Churchill The Judge
Cecil Cunningham Admirer
William "Wild Bill" Elliott Gambling Extra
Ruth Hall Gossip in 1930
Lee Phelps Messenger
Georges Renavent Headwaiter

Technical Credits
Alfred E. Green Director
Sam Bischoff Producer
Leo F. Forbstein Score Composer
Ernest Haller Cinematographer
W. Franke Harling Score Composer
George Marks Editor
Jack Okey Art Director
Orry-Kelly Costumes/Costume Designer
Austin Parker Screenwriter
Darryl F. Zanuck Producer

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