9 thoughts on “ Freeman King - Georgia Woman / The Poor Man Lives Longer Than The Rich ”
She meets a blue collar guy, Chet (Edward Norris) and falls in love with the poor but ambitious man. Chet observes a series of suspicious, clandestine meetings with her rich father and his chauffeur which makes him think she is stringing along a "Sugar Daddy" on the side.
Although it’s quite effective it isn’t a patch on Georgia Woman, which is the familiar tale of a country girl loose in the big city, given extra force thanks to Wright’s lovely guitar licks and King’s hoarse tone. "The Poor Man Lives Longer Than The Rich" is almost pure country in its arrangement.
In much of the world, it's no longer seen as a husband's role to provide for his wife. They are two equal partners, including financially, and will agree how they will handle financial matters. It doesn't matter which one is richer or earns more.