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Life with Father (1947)

118 min - Comedy, Family - 13 September 1947
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In late nineteenth century New York a Wall Street broker likes to think his house runs his way, but finds himself constantly bemused at how much of what happens is down to his wife. His children are also stretching their wings, discovering girls and making money out of patent medicine selling. When it comes to light he has never been baptized and everyone starts insisting he must do so, it all starts to get a bit too much.

Director:  Michael Curtiz
Writers:  Donald Ogden Stewart
Stars:  William Powell, Irene Dunne, Elizabeth Taylor, Edmund Gwenn, Zasu Pitts, Jimmy Lydon, Emma Dunn, Moroni Olsen, Elisabeth Risdon, Derek Scott, Johnny Calkins, Martin Milner, Heather Wilde, Monte Blue, Mary Field, Clara Blandick, Arlene Dahl, Creighton Hale

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In late nineteenth century New York a Wall Street broker likes to think his house runs his way, but finds himself constantly bemused at how much of what happens is down to his wife. His children are also stretching their wings, discovering girls and making money out of patent medicine selling. When it comes to light he has never been baptized and everyone starts insisting he must do so, it all starts to get a bit too much.



Tagline: Here for all!! All the happiness of the play that ran longer, the laughs that were louder than any known before!

Genres: Comedy, Family

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  French, English
Release Date:  13 September 1947

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  Warner Bros.

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 58 min

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