Archive for the ‘How to Succeed in Business’ Category

How to Succeed Sunday: Rosemary Believes in Finch

November 6, 2011

Rosemary sings “I Believe in You” to Finch.

How to Succeed Sunday: Knitting

October 30, 2011

Pom pom stitch! -J.B. Biggley

I feel sorry for men who don’t knit, they lead empty lives. -J. Pierpont Finch

How to Succeed Sunday: Rosemary

October 23, 2011

The moment when Finch realizes he’s in love with Rosemary.

I’ve been wanting to post this on How to Succeed Sunday for awhile now, but the YouTube vid that was already up was pretty bad quality, so I decided to take matters into my own hands. It is now posted on my YouTube channel.

How to Succeed Sunday: I Realize I’m the President of this Company

October 17, 2011


“I realize that I’m the president of this company, the man that’s responsible for everything that goes on here. So, I want to state, right now, that anything that happened is not my fault.” -J.B. Biggley

How to Succeed Sunday: Coffee Break

October 9, 2011

The fatigued workers rush to get their coffee break, only to find that Bud Frump got the last cup. Interestingly enough, Coffee Break is not in the movie, yet I found the above screenshot of it. I’ve included the current broadway version of Coffee Break below.

How to Succeed Sunday: Potter Plays Pierpont at the Tonys

October 2, 2011

Robert Morse and Matthew Broderick (the two previous J. Pierpont Finchs) introduce Daniel Radcliffe’s performance of Brotherhood of Man at the Tonys.

How to Succeed Sunday: Choosing the Right Company

September 25, 2011

“How to Choose the Right Company: before applying for a job, make sure the company is a large one. This is essential. It should be at least large enough so that nobody quite knows exactly what the other fellow is doing.” -The Book

How to Succeed Sunday: Been a Long Day

September 18, 2011

Finch and Rosemary before there first date singing Been a Long Day with Smitty.

How to Succeed Sunday: I Believe in You

September 11, 2011

J. Pierpont Finch gives himself a pep talk. This one has been stuck in my head for the past few weeks and I’ve been singing it constantly although, apparently, I can’t sing it on pitch.

How to Succeed Sunday: A Secretary is Not a Toy

September 4, 2011

So, I have a new obsesession with musicals, and How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying is by far my favorite. With art design by Mary Blair and songs written Frank Loesser, it’s truly an amazing movie. I thought I’d post something related to How to Succeed every Sunday (you know, to start every work week). I’m going to start today with the excellent “A Secretary is Not a Toy”.