Cinema: Life is an Auction

I Like Money (Dimitri de Grunwald; 20th Century-Fox) is the fourth movie version of Marcel Pagnol's supremely cynical play Topaze. John Barrymore once did the leading role in a Hollywood version, and Fernandel has done it in French.

The story is so amusing that it would be worth seeing even if performed by the Scranton High School Thespian Society.

This new film version has been directed by Peter Sellers. The star is Peter Sellers as well. A little slow, but fey and funny, it has his special touch.

In a small town. French and resoundingly provincial, Sellers (M. Topaze) teaches in a boys' school....

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