MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 2,806 this week

Belles on Their Toes (1952)

 -  Comedy  -  May 1952 (USA)
6.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.6/10 from 619 users  
Reviews: 10 user | 5 critic

The "Cheaper by the Dozen" crew is back, sans Clifton Webb. Lillian is struggling to make ends meet without her husband's income, while Anne, Martha, and even Ernestine find romance.

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (screenplay), 2 more credits »
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 2583 titles
created 01 Jun 2011
 
list image
a list of 904 titles
created 17 Feb 2012
 
DVD
a list of 597 titles
created 08 Oct 2012
 
a list of 39 titles
created 7 months ago
 
a list of 1370 titles
created 1 month ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Belles on Their Toes (1952)

Belles on Their Toes (1952) on IMDb 6.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Belles on Their Toes.

User Polls

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
...
...
...
Dr. Bob Grayson
...
Sam Harper
...
Thomas George Bracken
...
Robert Arthur ...
...
Cousin Leora
Edit

Storyline

The "Cheaper by the Dozen" crew is back, sans Clifton Webb. Lillian is struggling to make ends meet without her husband's income, while Anne, Martha, and even Ernestine find romance. Written by Dan Weckerly

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

May 1952 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Belles on Their Toes  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Recording)

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Sam Harper: [hearing muffled explosion] What on earth was that?
Dr. Lillian M. Gilbreth: The childern have a chemistry set in the cellar.
Sam Harper: Smells like alcohol.
Dr. Lillian M. Gilbreth: Mr. Harper, alcohol is a chemical.
See more »

Connections

Follows Cheaper by the Dozen (1950) See more »

Soundtracks

Charleston
Music by James P. Johnson
Danced by Barbara Bates and a male partner at the Gilbreth party
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Disappointing sequel
22 March 2004 | by (California) – See all my reviews

Vastly inferior follow up to the delightful "Cheaper by the Dozen". It hurts me to put down any film starring the great Myrna Loy, but before you dive into this expecting the same qualities contained in the original you ought to be warned.

Part of the charm of the original was the attention paid to period details and the wonderful production values - missing this time around. The family originally lived in the house made famous in "Meet me in St. Louis", now the set looks like Mayberry. Interiors, originally rich with detail have taken on the 50's monochromatic look of an old "I Love Lucy" episode. Direction? The pacing, cinematography and line deliveries are found lacking.

Is it worth watching? Sure...it's not a bad way to pass an hour and a half - Just don't expect to see what you saw the first time around and you won't be disappointed.


9 of 15 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
boy or girl eveningstarz
Mary??? Clairebear325
Same actors for the children? LilyMae
Jack Larson?! skylands
One of the First Movies I Saw befred8
Discuss Belles on Their Toes (1952) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?