Life With Father PG

Here for all!! All the happiness of the play that ran longer, the laughs that were louder than any known before!
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Format:  DVD-R
item number:  6XAA5

DVD Features:

  • Rated: PG
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 58 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released: April 14, 2015
  • Originally Released: 1947
  • Label: Filmrise
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)

Performers, Cast and Crew:

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Executive Production by

Entertainment Reviews:


Total Count: 11


User Ratings: 1,629
Curtiz knocks it together without so much as breaking sweat. Full Review
Time Out
Feb 9, 2006
Rating: 4/4 -- Powell is nothing less than magnificent as the mustached philosophizing patriarch, and Dunne casts a warm glow beside him. Full Review
TV Guide
Mar 24, 2011
Irene Dunne and William Powell have captured to a considerable extent the charm of the play by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse. Full Review
Mar 26, 2009
All in all it's innocuous with infrequent laughs. Full Review
May 24, 2003
Rating: 5/5 -- Dunn and Powell are adorable, musty charm in this sweet family classic.
Tooele Transcript-Bulletin (Utah)
Sep 12, 2002
Rating: 3/5 -- Good cast, competent direction can't save this seemingly interminable nostalgia flood.
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
Jan 23, 2003

Product Description:

One of the best family films ever made which resulted in a N.Y. Film Critics Award for Powell. This delightful comedy based on Howard Lindsay and Russell Crouse's Broadway play provides a look at family life in New York City during the 1880's. Academy Award Nominations: 4, including Best Actor--William Powell. This classic also features Irene Dunn, Edmund Gwenn and a young Elizabeth Taylor.

Plot Synopsis:

Based on the popular stage play, which was adapted from Clarence Day Jr.'s own childhood reminiscences, about growing up in 1880s Manhattan with his stern, but loving, father, wise mother, and three younger brothers.


Production Notes:

  • Color by Technicolor.
  • Additional cast: Derek Scott (Harlan), Johnny Calkins (Whitney), Frank Elliott (Dr. Somers), Queenie Leonard (Maggie), and Nancy Evans (Delia).
  • Adapted from the stage production by Oscar Serlin.
  • Additional credits; Clarence Day Jr. (technical adviser) and Ray Foster (special effects).
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