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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made several tests for the role of Vinnie, but the studio worried about her box office popularity after a 13-year absence from the screen. In the end, director Michael Curtiz
vetoed her, as he preferred Irene Dunne
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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'm going to be baptized!
The opening credits are superimposed on scenes of old New York, viewed as if through an old-fashioned stereopticon. See more
Referenced in Strife with Father
Music by Henry Tucker
Lyrics by George Cooper See more