Question: I haven't been able to find a movie I saw as a kid and whose title I don't remember; I'd say it was made between 1940 and 1960. There's a scene where this lady goes into her yard and picks money out of the flowers on a bush, which is covered in bills of many denominations every morning. She keeps the money in a cookie jar, but the day she decides to show her husband the money it's all turned into dried leaves. Can you help?
Answer: You're looking for a little-known comedy called It Grows on Trees (1952), starring Irene Dunne and Dean Jagger as a couple whose yard contains not one, but two, money trees. Housewife Dunne writes to the Department of the Treasury asking whether the $5 and $10 bills she's harvesting are legal tender;read more