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Brewster's Millions (1921)

Passed | | Comedy | 28 January 1921 (USA)
Monte Brewster learns that he has inherited $10 million from his late grandfather, but then learns that he must spend $2 million in less than a year and remain unmarried to inherit the rest of the money.

Director:

Joseph Henabery

Writers:

George Barr McCutcheon (novel), Winchell Smith (play) | 2 more credits »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle ... Monte Brewster
Betty Ross Clarke ... Peggy
Fred Huntley ... Mr. Brewster
Marian Skinner Marian Skinner ... Mrs. Brewster
James Corrigan James Corrigan ... Mr. Ingraham
Jean Acker ... Barbara Drew
Charles Ogle ... Colonel Drew
Neely Edwards ... MacLeod
William Boyd ... Harrison
L.J. McCarthy L.J. McCarthy ... Ellis
J. Parker McConnell J. Parker McConnell ... Pettingill
John MacFarlane John MacFarlane ... Blake
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Storyline

Monte Brewster's inheritance of his Grandfather Brewster's $2 million provokes his Grandfather Ingraham to promise Monte $10 million if he can spend his inheritance in one year and remain unmarried. Monte does his best, but he seems to grow wealthier with each spendthrift scheme, and his friends, especially Peggy Gray, secretly save and invest the money they are supposed to help him spend. A disastrous yachting cruise to Peru finally does the trick. Monte is broke, but he has married Peggy, so neither grandfather is satisfied until the salvaged yacht brings Monte a large sum and Peggy's investment in a Peruvian silver mine proves lucrative. Written by Pamela Short

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WORTH HIS WEIGHT IN GOLD! (original poster-all caps) See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

Passed
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Country:

USA

Release Date:

28 January 1921 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Fattys miljoner See more »

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Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Included among the American Film Institute's 2000 list of the 500 movies nominated for the Top 100 Funniest American Movies. See more »

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Version of Brewster's Billions See more »

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