Cheaper by the Dozen Movie Review 1950

Information and Film Reviews for Cheaper by the Dozen the Movie

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Turn-of-the-century family comedy based on the book by Frank B. Gilbreth Jr., and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey, which chronicled life in the expansive Gilbreth household--12 children, efficiency expert father Frank (Webb), and psychologist mother Lillian (Loy). Stern dad likes to test his theories on the family (and have everything his own way) while nuturing mom easily manages him as well as their large household. There are various family crises (times 12) but it's all very heartwarming. Followed by "Belles on Their Toes."

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Fox Home Entertainment, PO Box 900, Beverly Hills, CA 90213, Phone: (310)369-3900, Toll-free: 888-223-4FOX, Fax: (310)369-5811, URL: http://www.foxmovies.com/index1.html, Remarks: Also known as Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment

Available on VHS
Running time 85 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
True Stories, Parenthood, Period Piece: 1900s, New Jersey, Family Comedy
Screenplay
Lamar Trotti
Cast
Clifton Webb, Myrna Loy, Jeanne Crain, Edgar Buchanan, Mildred Natwick, Sara Allgood, Betty Lynn, Barbara Bates, Norman Ollestad
Cinematography
Leon Shamroy
Director
Walter Lang
Music
Cyril Mockridge
Producer
Lamar Trotti, 20th Century-Fox

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