“ I fast-forwarded through all of the songs as I found them dull, uninspired, and repetitive.
“ Lee does a fine job, too, and Morse is enjoyable as the astute "faker", with a demeanor and hairstyle that recalls Jerry Lewis.
“ All the while I was watching this boring and dated movie I kept thinking to myself, "This guy (Robert Morse) is trying to be Jerry Lewis and failing!
“ Apart from good songs, a fun and goofy plot and good acting, the film manages to be entertaining and new.
“ As the head of "Mad Men"'s Sterling-Cooper, he has immersed himself in a role that comes from another angle of the sixties corporate culture.
“ Very enjoyable musical--a lot to relate to.
“" is proof once again that it takes more than expanding the scenery to turn a hit musical into an entertaining movie.
“ Along the way he sings several quite original songs that are quite entertaining and definitely add to the story.
“ The style is particularly dated which is actually a little bit fascinating.
“ Robert Morse (who I recognized from the cast album for the musical "Sugar") is hilarious and unpredictable as Finch (F-I-N-C-H), a former window cleaner who decides to use the tricks from a self-help manual to get him to the top of the corporate ladder.
“ I thoroughly enjoyed it--and I really don't even like musicals all that much!
“" The standouts are "I Believe in You," which became a hit song, and the rousing "Brotherhood of Man.
“ I think it's a very good movie, I enjoyed it a lot.
“ Entertaining musical where it is again proved that brains aren't the only prerequisite to success up the corporate ladder.
“"How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying" is wonderfully entertaining.
“ Don't waste your time .
“ The script begins to overstay its welcome and veer off into tiresome subplots, but overall it's a pretty lively and entertaining affair.
“ If you like fast paced frivolous satire that is just as pertinent today as it was back in the sixties, you've got to dig up a a dusty old copy of "How to Succeed...
“What I find particularly compelling 43 years after HTSIBWRT premiered is the role that Morse is currently playing on the small screen.
“" A clever and entertaining screen adaptation of a classic Broadway musical.
“ What a treat to see Vallee, who was entertaining folks before the second World War!
“ Frank Loesser's score is brilliantly rousing, a fine successor to his most remembered Broadway show, "Guys and Dolls", and includes one of the finest songs about self-confidence ("I Believe in You") which actually reveals the lead character's hidden insecurities.