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Directed by and Starring Elaine May

Directed by and Starring Elaine May

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Elaine May writes, directs and stars in this romantic comedy alongside Walter Matthau. Having spent his entire inheritance, wealthy playboy Henry Graham (Matthau) is desperately searching for a new way to make more money. With no apparent skills to fend for himself, Henry vows to marry a wealthy woman so she can support him and makes a bet with his Uncle Harry (James Coco) that he can do so within six weeks.

But if he fails to do so Henry must hand all of his assets over to his uncle. When he meets wealthy heiress and botany professor Henrietta Lowell (May) Henry believes she is the answer to his financial woes. Despite Uncle Harry's best interventions, the pair get married but for how long will it remain that way?

Elaine May writes, directs and stars in this romantic comedy alongside Walter Matthau. Having spent his entire inheritance, wealthy playboy Henry Graham (Matthau) is desperately searching for a new way to make more money. With no apparent skills to fend for himself, Henry vows to marry a wealthy woman so she can support him and makes a bet with his Uncle Harry (James Coco) that he can do so within six weeks.

But if he fails to do so Henry must hand all of his assets over to his uncle. When he meets wealthy heiress and botany professor Henrietta Lowell (May) Henry believes she is the answer to his financial woes. Despite Uncle Harry's best interventions, the pair get married but for how long will it remain that way?

Extras

  • New high-definition digital transfer with exclusive image restoration
  • Uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray
  • The Bluebeard of Happiness, a new video essay by critic David Cairns
  • 32 page booklet featuring new and vintage writing on the film, and archival images

Additional Info

Additional Info

SKU 5060000702026
Catalogue Number EKA70202
Product contents DVD and Blu-ray editions
Year 1971
Director Elaine May
Format DVD, Blu-Ray
Publisher(s) Eureka
Countries USA
Aspect ratio 1.78:1
Language(s) English
Running time 103 min
DVD region 2
Blu-ray region B
Certificate U

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