Champagne for Caesar (1950) - Rotten Tomatoes

Champagne for Caesar (1950)

Champagne for Caesar





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Movie Info

An egotistical young genius decides to back up his claim that he knows everything by appearing on a television quiz show sponsored by his nemesis, the owner of a prominent soap company. This hilarious, razor-sharp comedy chronicles the attempts of the soap magnate to stop the smarty pants, whose prowess soon makes him rich and famous, from financially ruining him.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Television, Classics, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Hans Jacoby, Fred Brady
In Theaters:
On DVD: Mar 29, 2005
Universal Pictures


Ronald Colman
as Beauregard Bottomley
Celeste Holm
as Flame O'Neill
Vincent Price
as Burnbridge Waters
Barbara Britton
as Gwenn Bottomley
Art Linkletter
as Happy Hogan
Gabriel Heatter
as Announcer
George Fisher
as Announcer
Vicki Raaf
as Waters's Secretary
Vici Raaf
as Waters's Secretary
Douglas Evans
as Radio Announcer
Mel Blanc
as Caesar
Lyle Talbot
as Executive
Peter Brocco
as Fortuneteller
George Leigh
as Executive
John Hart
as Executive
Jack Daly
as Scratch
Gordon Nelson
as Lecturer
Herbert C. Lytton
as Chuck Johnson
George Meader
as Mr. Brown
John Eldridge
as Executive
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Critic Reviews for Champagne for Caesar

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (3)

Full Review… | July 22, 2008
Top Critic

Full Review… | March 25, 2006
New York Times
Top Critic

Full Review… | January 10, 2004
Chicago Reader
Top Critic

Has a field day spoofing the moronic TV shows sponsored by soap companies.

Full Review… | May 6, 2010
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

October 13, 2005

September 5, 2003
Las Vegas Review-Journal

Audience Reviews for Champagne for Caesar


Cute comedy but rather thin and not worthy of the talents of the top lined trio. Points however for the audacity to name Celeste's character Flame.

jay nixon

Super Reviewer


One of my favourite 50s comedies, especially because of Price's performance, he's hilarious. The story is really clever and funny as well, and Colman is the perfect choice to play the main character. If you're a fan of either of them, I highly recommend checking out this movie.

Aj V

Super Reviewer

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