In late nineteenth century New York a Wall Street broker likes to think his house runs his way, but finds himself constantly bemused at how much of what happens is down to his wife. His children are also stretching their wings, discovering girls and making money out of patent medicine selling. When it comes to light he has never been baptized and everyone starts insisting he must do so, it all starts to get a bit too much. Written by
Jeremy Perkins <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Here for all!! All the happiness of the play that ran longer, the laughs that were louder than any known before!
Did You Know?
During its run at the Radio City Music Hall, the management alternated top billing between Willam Powell and Irene Dunne daily during the course of its run there. See more
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They can't keep me out of heaven on a technicality!
The opening credits are superimposed on scenes of old New York, viewed as if through an old-fashioned stereopticon. See more
Spin-off Life with Father
O Come, All Ye Faithful
(c. 1743) (uncredited)
Latin Lyrics & Music by John Francis Wade
English translation by Frederick Oakeley
Sung a cappella in English by Derek Scott
and Johnny Calkins See more