Cinema: Gulden Opportunity

Money, Money, Money is a how-to-do-it picture from France that demonstrates the easiest way to make money: print it.

The yen to counterfeit comes to a toothless loan shark, a loudmouthed used-car salesman ("The all-time jerk-he belongs in the National Bureau of Standards") and a fatcat brothelkeeper whose place of business has been shut down by the police. "Private enterprise," the pimp complains indignantly, "is being stifled." The salesman, a man with $20-$20 vision, sees what might be called a gulden opportunity for creative capitalism: to compete with the Dutch government in the production of currency.

To arrange the details of the deal,...

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