A harried daughter tries to keep her wacky family together while trying to sell her eccentric father's latest invention, a collapsible life raft.

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John Thompson Caldwell IV
Louise Allbritton ...
Virginia McCooley
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Philip McCooley
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Nelson, Butler
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Sheila Jones
Rudy Wissler ...
Walter McCooley
Peter Miles ...
Joel McCooley (as Gerald Perreau)
Charles Bates ...
Larry McCooley
Donald Davis ...
Pete McCooley (as Don Davis)
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Chester Clute ...
Percy Caldwell
Sarah Selby ...
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A harried daughter tries to keep her wacky family together while trying to sell her eccentric father's latest invention, a collapsible life raft.

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HOWL-ARIOUS HI-JINKS IN AMERICA'S NO. 1 BOOM TOWN! (original print ad - all caps)

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29 September 1944 (USA)  »

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"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on December 11, 1944 with Jon Hall, Edward Everett Horton and Louise Allbritton reprising their film roles. See more »

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old time favorite
17 February 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I watched this recently by chance- absolutely charming! Clever writing, excellent timing and completely family friendly- without seeming dated. This movie has influenced me to take more chances, enjoy life more and recommend it to my three children-ranging in age from 11 to 27. Draws attention to the coincidences in life that may not be concidences and the opportunities that we may miss if we're not watching! One of the best of its genre and generation, in my opinion. I had forgotten how clever the writing could be in some of these old classics. If this is not counted as one of the classics, it should be and certainly is in my book. I will probably buy it!


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