Cheaper by the Dozen ()

directed by Walter Lang
featuring Clifton Webb, Jeanne Crain, Myrna Loy, Edgar Buchanan

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Even allowing for the fact that it owed its existence to the popularity of Life with Father (1947), Cheaper by the Dozen is one of the freshest, funniest and most enduring "family" films ever to emerge from Hollywood. Based on the autobiographical novel by Frank Gilbreth Jr. and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey, this is the mostly true story of famed efficiency expert Frank Bunker Gilbreth. As played by Clifton Webb, Gilbreth is a benevolent despot in his own home, managing to keep order and (sometimes) sanity despite the presence ...

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francuster

Mar 25, 2008

Absolutely Delightful

This movie was charming and fun and funny. I represents Americana as it once was and would benifit from returning to. A wonderful story enjoyed by the entire family. Though I was taken aback to realize that it was based on fact. Which, lead me to research and find out alot of wonderful and very interesting information about the main characters. I have since found an interst in the art of engineering. A great movie, I have and will continue to recommend to everyone. Wonderful for family movie night.

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