This romantic comedy-melodrama revolves around a millionaire's decision to teach his frivolous "flapper" daughter (played by the great Betty Balfour) a lesson by feigning bankruptcy. Built around Balfour's effervescent energy, this early example of Hitchcock's long-term fascination with the foibles of the filthy rich features some great experimental touches, including an opening shot filmed through a raised champagne glass.
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
1001 Bissonnet St.
Houston, TX 77005
$9 general admission; $7 MFAH members and seniors; $5 Film Buff members.
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