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>
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The opening scene shows a carriage block with "Clarence Day" engraved on it. A few seconds later after the police man passes by, the carriage block has no engraving. See more
I do the best I can to keep down expenses. You know yourself Cousin Phoebe spends twice as much as we do.
Don't talk to me about your cousin Phoebe.
You talk about your own relatives enough.
That's not fair, Vinnie. When I talk about my relatives, I criticize them.
The opening credits are superimposed on scenes of old New York, viewed as if through an old-fashioned stereopticon. See more
Referenced in M*A*S*H: Life with Father
Music by Raymon Moore
Lyrics by Cy Warman
Sung by Irene Dunne
and William Powell See more