Father Goose

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Father Goose ★★½ 1964

During WWII, a liquorloving planespotter stationed on a remote Pacific isle finds himself stuck with a group of French refugee schoolgirls and their teacher. Some predictable gags, romance, and heroism fill out the running time pleasantly. Scriptwriters Stone and Tarloff, who were competitors, not collaborators on the project, shared an Oscar. 116m/C VHS, DVD . Cary Grant, Leslie Caron, Trevor Howard; D: Ralph Nelson; W: Peter Stone, Frank Tarloff; C: Charles B(ryant) Lang Jr.; M: Cy Coleman. Oscars '64: Story & Screenplay.