1,000 Dollars a Minute

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1,000 Dollars a Minute
Film poster
Directed by Aubrey Scotto
Produced by Nat Levine
Written by Everett Freeman
Claire Church
Jack Natteford
Starring Roger Pryor
Cinematography Jack A. Marta
Edited by Ray Curtiss
Distributed by Republic Pictures (I)
Release date
  • October 22, 1935 (1935-10-22)
Running time
70 minutes
Country United States
Language English

1,000 Dollars a Minute is a 1935 American comedy film directed by Aubrey Scotto and starring Roger Pryor and Leila Hyams.[1] The film was released on October 22, 1935.[2] The film was nominated for an Academy Award in the category Sound Recording.[3]


A broken and pennyless newspaperman takes part in an experiment where two crazy millionaires are offering a prize of $10,000 to anyone that can spend $1,000 a minute, every minute, for 12 hours straight.



  1. ^ "1,000 Dollars a Minute". NY Times. Retrieved August 7, 2011. 
  2. ^ 1,000 Dollars a Minute (1935), retrieved April 17, 2013 
  3. ^ "The 8th Academy Awards (1936) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Archived from the original on July 6, 2011. Retrieved August 7, 2011. 

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