The scene introducing 1880's New Yorker Clarence Day (William Powell), with wife Vinnie (Irene Dunne), sons Clarence, Harlan, Whitney and John (Jimmy Lydon, Derek Scott, Johnny Calkins, Martin Milner), and maid Annie (Heather Wilde), in Life With Father, 1947, directed by Michael Curtiz.
When Rev. Lloyd (Edmund Gwenn) seems to aim his sermon at prominent New Yorker Clarence Day (William Powell), he rightly suspects wife Vinnie (Irene Dunne) has intervened, Elizabeth Taylor (as 'Mary') in the trailing party, in Life With Father, 1947.
Young Chicago suburban widow Jessica (Barbara Stanwyck) travels by map to Lake Tahoe to get away from it all, on the pristine slopes when handsome stranger George Brent (who will be 'Major Landis') quite swoops into her life, in Curtis Bernhardt's My Reputation, 1946.
First scene for Eve Arden as pal 'Ginna,' hailing newly widowed Jessica (Barbara Stanwyck), who's just seen her two sons off to boarding school, reflecting together when unduly interested George (Jerome Cowan) appears again, in My Reputation, 1946, directed by Curtis Bernhardt.
A straitlaced turn-of-the-century father presides over a family of boys and the mother who really rules the roost in Life With Father (1947).
Firmly planted in suburban Chicago and Shakespeare's Othello, servant Anna (Esther Dale) and friend Frank (Warner Anderson) are introduced along with the star, widowed Jessica (Barbara Stanwyck, opening Curtis Bernhardt's My Reputation 1946.
Consulting after breakfast with wife Vinnie (Irene Dunne), Clarence Day (William Powell) has a spectacular effect on new maid Annie (Heather Wilde), in Michael Curtiz' Life With Father, 1947.
Vinnie (Irene Dunne) greets cousin Cora (ZaSuPitts) and friend Mary (Elizabeth Taylor), then introduces sons John (Martin Milner) and Clarence Jr. (James Lydon), in Life With Father, 1947.
Life with Father -- New York in 1883 is the setting for this classic family movie. Clarence Day (William Powell) a stockbroker attempts to run his household with the meticulous efficiency of his office.
Life with Father -- A financier from New York rules his numerous family, consisting of his wife and his four sons, with the meticulousity of a bookkeeper.
Henpecked husband Edward G. Robinson surprises his family by coming back from World War II a hero in Mr. Winkle Goes To War (1944).
44-year old Wilbert Winkle (Edward G. Robinson) reports for his military exam and is shocked when he is inducted into the army in Mr. Winkle Goes to War, 1944.
A fussy financier is head of a family. His daughters are enterprising without him knowing... when he finds out it is overwhelming.
An ex-gunslinger trades in his Colt for a Bible and attempts to bring peace to a town embroiled in a heated land feud between farmers and cattlemen.
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.
Barbara Stanwyck stars in this moody melodrama as a widow struggling to rebuild her life despite uncharitable rumors. With her sons away at school, Jessica Drummond (Stanwyck) is lonely and uninterested in the suitors her mother, Mrs. Kimball (Lucile Watson), chooses for her. But when Jessica joins her close friend Ginna Abbott (Eve Arden) on a skiing trip and meets Major Scott Landis (George Brent), a handsome man who is clearly attracted to her, she soon must choose between him and a sweet but dull man back home.
Barbara Stanwyck stars in this moody melodrama as a widow struggling to rebuild her life despite uncharitable rumors.
During World War II, Kip and Button decide to help the war effort by enlisting their beloved dog for military service. Not surprisingly, the dog becomes a hero in the K-9 corps. The kids' kindly old grandfather (Harry Davenport) helps the two during the tense time their dog is away. A cute war-time family film with a scene-stealing dog.
Tongues begin to wag when a lonely widow becomes romantically involved with a military man. Problems arise when the gossip is filtered down to her own children.
Dennis and Tommy collect newspapers for a paper drive that will reward the boy who collects the most with a silver dollar.
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Margaret and Jim are excited about Betty starting college. Sadly, in their excitement, they overlook what their daughter actually wants to do.
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