πŸŽ₯ Life with Father – 1950

The Story …

Stockbroker Clarence Day is the benevolent curmudgeon of his 1880s New York City household, striving to make it function as efficiently as his Wall Street office but usually failing.

His wife Vinnie is the real head of the household.Β In keeping with Day’s actual family, all the children (all boys) are redheads.

The anecdotal story encompasses such details as Clarence’s attempts to find a new maid, a romance between his oldest son Clarence Jr. and pretty out-of-towner Mary Skinner, a plan by Clarence Jr. and his younger brother John to make easy money selling patent medicines.

Clarence’s general contempt for the era’s political corruption and the trappings of organized religion, and Vinnie’s push to get him baptized so he can go to heaven …

Credits :

  • Directed by : Michael Curtiz
  • Screenplay by : Donald Ogden Stewart
  • Based on : Life with Father 1935 autobiography
    by Clarence Day 1939 play by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse
  • Produced by : Robert Buckner
  • Cinematography : William V. Skall, J. Peverell Marley
  • Edited by : George Amy
  • Music by : Max Steiner
  • Production Company : Warner Bros.
  • Distributed by : Warner Bros.
  • Release Date : September 13, 1947

Cast :

  • William Powell as Clarence Day Sr.
  • Irene Dunne as Vinnie Day
  • Elizabeth Taylor as Mary Skinner
  • Edmund Gwenn as Rev. Dr. Lloyd
  • ZaSu Pitts as Cousin Cora Cartwright
  • Jimmy Lydon as Clarence Day Jr.
  • Emma Dunn as Margaret the Cook
  • Moroni Olsen as Dr. Humphries
  • Elisabeth Risdon as Mrs. Whitehead
  • Martin Milner as John Day
  • Johnny Calkins as Whitney Day
  • Derek Scott as Harlan Day
  • Heather Wilde as Annie, 1st maid
  • Mary Field as Nora, 3rd maid
  • Monte Blue as The Policeman
  • Queenie Leonard as Maggie, 4th maid
  • Nancy Evans as Delia, 2nd maid
  • Clara Blandick as Miss Wiggins, the Maid Service Employment Agent
  • Frank Elliott as Dr. Somers
  • Douglas Kennedy as Reverend Morley

Film Information Source :

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Life_with_Father_(film)

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