One Body Too Many

November 1, 2015 at 3:33 am (6 Heads, One Body Too Many) (, , , , )

One Body Too Many – 1944 – United States

An astrology-obsessed millionaire dies, leaving an eccentric will. After personally insulting each heir, the will proclaims that they may receive an inheritance of between $1.50 and $500,000, with the exact amount to be revealed in two days. A caveat states that the millionaire’s body must be placed in a specially constructed observatory so he can watch the stars forever. If the dome is not built in two days, the amounts of the inheritances will be reversed. Those who would inherit the most would instead inherit the least and vice versa.

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