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Ten North Frederick (1958)

Approved | | Drama, Romance | 28 July 1958 (Sweden)
At her father's funeral, Ann Chapin thinks back over the last five years of his life, years of apparent political and personal failure dominated by a selfish and dissatisfied wife and eased... See full summary »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win. See more awards »
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Cast

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Joseph B. 'Joe' Chapin
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Ann Chapin
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Kate Drummond
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Edith Chapin
Tom Tully ...
Mike Slattery
Ray Stricklyn ...
Joby Chapin
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Lloyd Williams
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Paul Donaldson
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Charley Bongiorno
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Peg Slattery
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Stella
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At her father's funeral, Ann Chapin thinks back over the last five years of his life, years of apparent political and personal failure dominated by a selfish and dissatisfied wife and eased only by alcohol. But it starts to emerge that there was in fact one brief and unsuspected period of happiness and love. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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JOHN O'HARA'S HOTLY-DISCUSSED BEST-SELLER...OF HOW THEY SINNED AGAINST EACH OTHER AND AGAINST THEMSELVES! (original print ad - all caps)

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Drama | Romance

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28 July 1958 (Sweden)  »

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10 rue Frédérick  »

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Spencer Tracy was originally cast in the lead role, but withdrew due to ill health and concerns over the ability of co-star Suzy Parker. See more »

Goofs

In the opening sequence, which is supposed to be taking place in 1945, a 1950 Lincoln Cosmopolitan prominently pulls up in front of the house. See more »

Quotes

Kate Drummond: Ann, a stuffed shirt didn't give me that ruby.
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Soundtracks

For He's a Jolly Good Fellow
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Sung by those at Joe's birthday party
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A gentleman in a world that no longer needs gentlemen.
17 June 2000 | by (Muskogee OK) – See all my reviews

Gary Cooper plays Joe Chapin, a very successful man turning fifty years old, prodded into state politics by his nagging wife, played by Geraldine Fitzgerald. Chapin shuns the political scene when he finds it going against the standards and principles he lives by. His wife soon makes him feel a loser and he finds solace in the arms of his daughter's roommate, half his age.

Romantic and consuming; from the pen of Philip Dunne. This is an over looked drama shot in black and white. Daughter Ann is played by Diane Varsi and her roommate Kate is played by the lovely Suzy Parker. Also in the cast are Stuart Whitman and Ray Sticklyn.


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