How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying

How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying
How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying

Year

1967

Duration

117 minutes

Genres

Musicals

Language

English

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Synopsis

The producers of Mad Men were surely giving a nod to this exuberant 1960s satire of the New York corporate world when they cast Robert Morse (here playing youthful go-getter J Pierrepont Finch) as wise, seen-it-all agency boss Bert Cooper. Based on a stage musical, this is a cynical but never sour look at climbing the greasy pole, and features wholehearted performances, clever songs and timeless truisms along the way. The period design is gorgeous, but the film never seems stuck in its own time.

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Very mild sex references, very mild bad language

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