CastVictor McLaglen ("Dobbie" Dobson), Gracie Fields (Kit Dobson), Brian Donlevy (Yankee Gordon), Coral Browne (Pearl), Ted Smith (Tim) WriterJames Edward Grant, Sam Hellman GenresComedy, Musical, Musical comedy Similar moviesThe Show Goes On (1937), Before You Go (2002), Escapade (1951), Look Up and Laugh (1935), Carry on Admiral (1957)
We're Going to Be Rich is a 1938 British historical musical comedy film directed by Monty Banks and starring Gracie Fields, Victor McLaglen and Brian Donlevy.
The film was the first made following Fields switch from Ealing Studios to 20th Century Fox. It was shot at Denham Studios. It was made with a budget of $500,000.
During the 1880s Kit Dobson, an English music hall singer performing in Australia, has scraped together enough money to buy a passage home to Britain with plans to settle down. However, unknown to her, her unreliable boyfriend has used most of the money to buy a gold mine in South Africa. They arrive in Gold Rush Johannesburg only to find that they have been swindled. The only option left for them is for Kit to seek a job singing in a saloon run by an American known as Yankee Gordon.