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Life with Father


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A feature film starring William Powell
Irene Dunne , Elizabeth Taylor
With four boys in the house, there is never much peace for Claience
Day and his wife Vinnie, but when
Cousin Cora brings pretty young
Mary Skinner to stay the household is plunged into a series of crises.
Based on the book by CLARENCE BAY Music by MAX STEINER
Screenplay by donald OGDEN STEWART Directed by MICHAEL CURTIZ Films: page 25


Book By: Clarence Bay
Music By: Max Steiner
Unknown: Donald Ogden Stewart
Directed By: Michael Curtiz
Father: William Powell
Vinnie: Irene Dunne
Mary Skinner: Elizabeth Taylor
The Rev Dr Lloyd: Edmund Gwenn
Cousin Cora Cartwright: ZaSu Pitts
Clarence Day Jr.: Jimmy Lydon
Margaret - the cook: Emma Dunn
Dr Humphries: Moroni Olsen
Mrs Whitehead: Elizabeth Risdon
Harlan Day: Derek Scott
Whitney Day: Johnny Calkins
John Day: Martin Milner
Annie - 1st maid: Heather Wilde
The Policeman: Monte Blue
Nora - 2nd Maid: Mary Field
Maggie: Queenie Leonard
Delia : Nancy Evans
Miss Wiggins: Clara Blandick
Dr Somers: Frank Elliot

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