The Idle Rich

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  • Genre(s): Comedy
  • Release year: 1929
  • Running time: 80 min
The Idle Rich is a 1929 American Pre-Code early sound comedy film produced and released by Metro Goldwyn Mayer and directed by William C. deMille. It is based on the Broadway play White Collars by Edith Ellis. On January 31, 2012, this film became... read more
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The Idle Rich is a 1929 American Pre-Code early sound comedy film produced and released by Metro Goldwyn Mayer and directed by William C. deMille. It is based on the Broadway play White Collars by Edith Ellis. On January 31, 2012, this film became available on DVD from WarnerArchive Collection. This movie was remade as Rich Man, Poor Girl in 1938, starring Robert Young and Ruth Hussey.

Original Release

06/15/1929

Cast

Conrad Nagel William van Luyn
Bessie Love Helen Thayer
Leila Hyams Joan Thayer
Robert Ober Henry Thayer
James Neill Mr. Thayer
Edythe Chapman Mrs. Thayer
Paul Kruger Tom Gibney
Kenneth Gibson Frank Thayer
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

William C. de Mille

Writers

Clara Beranger, Edith Ellis, Edgar Franklin

Cast

Conrad Nagel William van Luyn
Bessie Love Helen Thayer
Leila Hyams Joan Thayer
Robert Ober Henry Thayer
James Neill Mr. Thayer
Edythe Chapman Mrs. Thayer
Paul Kruger Tom Gibney
Kenneth Gibson Frank Thayer

Editors

Conrad A. Nervig

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