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The Amazing Adventure Details


Amazing Quest was the original British release title of the 1937 comedy Romance and Riches (aka Riches and Romance). Making a rare return trip to England, Cary Grant plays the heir to a huge fortune. Alas, Grant is miserable, because he's never worked for his money. Determined to prove his worth, Grant makes a wager than he can earn his keep for a full year without ever touching the family millions. He loses his bet when he must draw upon his money to wed poverty-stricken Mary Brian, the better to save her from an unhappy marriage of convenience. Still, his experiences among the working classes have left an indelible impression; turning his back on his "equals," Grant invites all of his newly acquired lowborn friends to his wedding reception. Like Mary Brian Mary Brian, and Mary Brian, Amazing Quest is one on the ever-growing list of Cary Grant films that have lapsed into public domain, and thus are more readily available than when first released. Amazing Quest was based on a novel by E. Phillips Oppenheim. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi


Cary Grant
as Ernest Bliss
Mary Brian
as Frances Clayton
Peter Gawthorne
as Sir James Aldroyd
Garry Marsh
as The Buyer
Andrea Malandrinos
as Giuseppe
Marie Wright
as Mrs. Heath
Charles Farrell
as Scales
Hal Gordon
as Bill Bronson
Alf Goddard
as Butcher Bill
Moore Marriott
as Edwards
Ralph Richardson
as Waiter
Moore Marriott
as Edwards
Alf Goddard
as Butcher Bill


Otto Heller