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
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was to have made her big screen comeback in the role of Vinnie but eventually the role went to Irene Dunne
because of her box-office appeal. See more
In the opening scene, Mr. Day's milk canister swings too freely for it to be filled with milk. See more
That's funny. The words are the same, but it's the wrong tune.
Oh, it can't be the wrong tune. We sing it exactly that way in church.
We don't sing it that way in the Methodist Church. You see, we're Methodist.
Oh, that's too bad. Oh, I don't mean it's too bad that you're a Methodist. Anybody's got a right to be anything they want, but what I mean is, we're... *Episcopalians*.
Although 'William Powell' is listed first and Irene Dunne
is listed second in the viewed print on AMC, half of the actual prints listed Dunne first and Powell second. Not only did each version alternate daily in theaters, but so did the advertisements of the movie in newspapers. See more
Spin-off Life with Father
Music by Raymon Moore
Lyrics by Cy Warman
Sung by Irene Dunne
and William Powell See more