While vacationing at the beach, a family deals with an assortment of comical problems. For Jimmy Stewart, who plays the beleagered 'Pop', it's no stretch.
James Stewart takes his family to the beach and lives to regret it in Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation (1962).
Vacationing St. Louis banker Roger (James Stewart) taking a beachhead at his rented California cottage, assailed by Russian Marika (Valerie Varda), but monitored by well-read spouse Peggy (Maureen O'Hara), in Henry Koster's Mr. Hobbs Takes A Vacation, 1962.
James Stewart the title character, beginning the long narration that frames the narrative, addressing wife Peggy (Maureen O'Hara), derailed by son (Michael Burns) and daughter (Lauri Peters), opening Mr. Hobbs Takes A Vacation, 1962, with pop singer Fabian in a featured role.
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Harried Mr. Hobbs (James Stewart) is tired out by his hectic life in the city. His wife, Peggy, finally manages to convince him to take the family on a seaside vacation where they can all be together for once. This, of course, is only the beginning of Mr. Hobbs' life getting much, much more harried than he had ever imagined. With their four children, the husbands of their two eldest daughters and their two grandchildren in tow, the Hobbs family arrives at their rented ocean cottage to find that it's a dark, ramshackle place with a byzantine water pump as dangerous as any mouse trap. That's just the start of the problems. Disaster and discord begin to ensue. Can Mr. Hobbs hold his family together long enough to survive this vacation?
A harried businessman (James Stewart) is talked into taking a family seaside vacation by his wife (Maureen O'Hara), but the vacation is anything but relaxing.
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