An unjustly neglected, extremely funny jab at the media empire and the world of big business. Beauregard Bottomley (Colman) is an unemployed genius who holds a Ph.D., skims the encyclopedia for enjoyment and never forgets a thing he's read. He applies for work at a soap company owned by
Burnbridge Waters (Price) but is rebuffed by the suds magnate. Beauregard is so annoyed by the treatment he receives at Waters's hands that he decides to bankrupt the company by becoming a contestant on the popular radio quiz show it sponsors.
Broadly handled but squarely on-target in its satire of the media, CHAMPAGNE FOR CAESAR is nimbly helmed by director Whorf and benefits co...