Life with Father

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Life with Father ★★★½ 1947

Based on the writings of the late Clarence Day Jr., this is the story of his childhood in NYC during the 1880s. A delightful saga about a stern but loving father and his relationship with his knowing wife and four redheaded sons. 118m/C VHS, DVD . William Powell, Irene Dunne, Elizabeth Taylor, Edmund Gwenn, Zasu Pitts, Jimmy Lydon, Martin Milner; D: Michael Curtiz; W: Donald Ogden Stewart; C: William V. Skall, J. Peverell Marley; M: Max Steiner. Golden Globes ‘48: Score; N.Y. Film Critics ‘47: Actor (Powell).