For once, an episodic film that holds together, and the link that holds it is lots of money: millions, in fact.
Richard Bennett plays a multimillionaire who is disgusted with his dollar-clutching relatives. When told by his doctors that he is dying, Bennett decides to pick out total strangers and give each $1 million, mostly to see what they will do with the money. He closes his eyes and picks a name from
the phone book. Eight sketches follow that depict the results of Bennett's largesse. These include "The Streetwalker," directed by Ernst Lubitsch, in which $1 million goes to Wynne Gibson, a prostitute, who immediately abandons her street corner and rents a lav...