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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Here for all!! All the happiness of the play that ran longer, the laughs that were louder than any known before!
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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
The movie opens "NEW YORK 1883". Later, Father rails at Mayor "Honest" Hugh Grant. Grant was NYC mayor from 1889-1892. Franklin Edson was mayor in 1883. See more
Jiminy, another wreck on the New Haven. That always disturbs the stock market. Father won't like that.
I do wish the New Haven would stop having wrecks. If they knew how much it upsets your father.
The opening credits are superimposed on scenes of old New York, viewed as if through an old-fashioned stereopticon. See more
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