How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
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How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
Robert Morse recreated his Tony-winning stage role in this 1967 film version of Frank Loesser's Pulitzer Prize-winning Broadway musical. A humble window washer at the New York offices of World Wide Wickets, J. Pierpont Finch applies the lessons he's learned from a book called How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying to wangle his way to the top of the executive heap. Though advised by the mailroom supervisor (Sammy Smith) to keep a low profile and play things "The Company Way," Finch follows his own skewed set of rules, endearing himself to bombastic company president… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 89%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A great Broadway show becomes a great movie, thanks largely to Morse"
‑ James Sanford, Kalamazoo Gazette
"Truncated from the show, Morse truly bizarre"
‑ Karina Montgomery, Cinerina
"...perfect synthesis of singing, dancing, comedy, and satire, a show that brought scintillating dialogue, sharp-edged lyrics, and catchy tunes into sharp focus."
‑ John J. Puccio, Movie Metropolis
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