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The Seven Little Foys (1955)

Approved | | Biography, Comedy, Drama | 1955 (UK)
After the young wife of vaudevillian Eddie Foy passes away, he incorporates their seven children into the act and takes it on the road.

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Cast

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Madeleine Morando Foy
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Barney Green
Angela Clarke ...
Clara Morando
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Judge
Richard Shannon ...
Stage Manager
Billy Gray ...
Bryan Lincoln Foy, as a Teen
Lee Erickson ...
Charley Foy
Paul De Rolf ...
Richard Foy
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Mary Foy
Linda Bennett ...
Madeleine Foy
Jimmy Baird ...
Eddie Foy Jr.
Tommy Duran ...
Irving Foy
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Charley Foy ...
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Vaudeville entertainer Eddie Foy, who has vowed to forever keep his act a solo, falls in love with and marries Italian ballerina Madeleine. While they continue to tour the circuit, they begin a family and before long have seven little Foys to clutter the wings. After tragedy threatens to stall Eddie's career, he comes to realize that his little terrors are worth their weight in gold. Written by Chris Stone <jstone@bellatlantic.net>

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The story of a husband who didn't have time to come home! Daddy couldn't get home, so the kids all trouped down to Broadway and got into the act. The incredible, incomparable story of America's most fabulous family!


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Mis siete hijos  »

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Despite Foy's reluctance to marry, according to the film, he had already been married twice before he married Madeline Morando. See more »

Quotes

Clara Morando: Signor Foy, we are going to have a baby.
Madeleine Morando Foy: I wanted to tell you, Eddie, but Clara said to wait.
Barney Green: If you're interested, it happened in Capri.
Eddie Foy: ...Oh, well, thank you. Thank you, one and all. It is nice of you to let me im on it. There any other late bulletins?
[to Clara]
Eddie Foy: You seem to know everything! What's it gonna be - a boy or a girl?
Clara Morando: It will be an Italian!
Eddie Foy: It's one thing we're getting through customs!
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Connections

Referenced in Happy Days: Fonzie Loves Pinky: Part 1 (1976) See more »

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The Irish Washerwoman
(uncredited)
Traditional
Danced by Bob Hope
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The Seven Little Foys
7 June 1999 | by (Marietta, OH) – See all my reviews

Hope is lovely as vaudevillian Eddie Foy, but the highlight of the film is the wonderful dance scene with Hope's Foy and James Cagney's George M. Cohan. The film was nominated for Best Screenplay of 1956.


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