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Week-End with Father (1951)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  December 1951 (USA)
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Single parents Jean Bowen and Brad Stubbs meet at the train station when they send their kids (his 2 girls, her 2 boys) off to camp. Love inevitably blooms. But there are complications: ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Brad Stubbs
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Jean Bowen
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Anne Stubbs
Virginia Field ...
Phyllis Reynolds
Richard Denning ...
Don Adams
Jimmy Hunt ...
Garrett 'Gary' Bowen
Janine Perreau ...
Patty Stubbs
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David Bowen aka Shorty
Gary Pagett ...
Eddie Lewis
Forrest Lewis ...
Clarence Willett, Desk Clerk
Frances E. Williams ...
Cleo, Jean's Maid
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Mrs. G., Brad's Housekeeper
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Single parents Jean Bowen and Brad Stubbs meet at the train station when they send their kids (his 2 girls, her 2 boys) off to camp. Love inevitably blooms. But there are complications: Brad's other flame, TV star Phyllis, thinks he plans to marry her, while Jean has caught the eye of beefcake camp counselor Don Adams. A hectic weekend at camp (with Phyllis an uninvited guest) brings the expected lovers' tiff. Who will straighten out Jean and Brad's lives? Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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December 1951 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ein Wochenende mit Papa  »

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Virginia Field's singing was dubbed by Martha Mears. See more »

Quotes

Brad Stubbs: I'd like to come home at night and find a person I love waiting for me.
Mrs. G.: So would I, and I've been married for twenty years.
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Referenced in Four Star Playhouse: Man in the Box (1953) See more »

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A Family Film That's Funny
11 December 2000 | by (Chicago, USA) – See all my reviews

One of the best things about this movie is the girl who plays Van Heflin's oldest daughter in the film. She asks her father's girlfriend for a tube of lipstick, and he's shocked. The little girl has already told her father that she has a boyfriend, and now this. She plainly explains to dad that she's going to give it to a TV star that has come up to the camping resort so the star can write her autograph. The father sits back relieved, as his girlfriend (Patricia Neal) gives him a sympathetic look. The little girl skips away, but not before informing her father that the color of the lipstick is not her shade, anyway.

Richard Denning also has a good role as a health nut who has designs on Patricia Neal's character. She has two sons, neither of which wants their mother to marry Denning and be subjected to a life of tofu and bean sprouts. This is a good family film for all.


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