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Director:
Writers:
Nunnally Johnson (screenplay)
Edward Streeter (novel)
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Release Date:
15 June 1962 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Jimmy Takes A Vacation... You Have All The Fun!
Plot:
Mr. Hobbs wants to spend a quiet holiday at the beach, but his wife has invited all their family to stay with them. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
Nominated for Golden Globe. Another 3 wins & 3 nominations See more »
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(4 articles)
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User Reviews:
Good family comedy See more (31 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

James Stewart ... Roger Hobbs

Maureen O'Hara ... Peggy Hobbs

Fabian ... Joe Carmody

Lauri Peters ... Katey Hobbs
Lili Gentle ... Janie Grant

John Saxon ... Byron Grant

John McGiver ... Martin Turner
Marie Wilson ... Emily Turner
Reginald Gardiner ... Reggie McHugh
Valerie Varda ... Marika Carter

Natalie Trundy ... Susan Carver
Josh Peine ... Stan Carver
Michael Burns ... Danny Hobbs
Minerva Urecal ... Brenda
Richard Collier ... Mr. Kagle
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sherry Alberoni ... Girl in Dormitory (uncredited)

Herb Alpert ... Trumpet Player in Dance Band (uncredited)
Paul Bradley ... Man at Dance (uncredited)
Harry Carter ... Man at Dance / Cab Driver (uncredited)
Daryl Duke ... Boy (uncredited)
True Ellison ... Girl in Dormitory (uncredited)
Ernie Gutierrez ... Pizza Maker (uncredited)

Bill Hickman ... Driver in Bird Walk Scene (uncredited)
Colin Kenny ... Bartender (uncredited)
Tom Lowell ... Freddie (uncredited)
Barbara Mansell ... Ellen, the Receptionist (uncredited)
Harold Miller ... Man at Dance (uncredited)

Stephen Mines ... Carl (uncredited)
Peter Oliphant ... Peter Carver (uncredited)
Doris Packer ... Hostess (uncredited)
Cosmo Sardo ... Man at Dance (uncredited)
Jeffrey Sayre ... Man at Dance (uncredited)
Michael Sean ... Phil (uncredited)
Maida Severn ... Secretary (uncredited)
Arthur Tovey ... Man at Dance (uncredited)
Dennis Whitcomb ... Dick (uncredited)
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Directed by
Henry Koster 
 
Writing credits
Nunnally Johnson (screenplay)

Edward Streeter (novel)

Produced by
Marvin A. Gluck .... associate producer
Jerry Wald .... executive producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Henry Mancini 
 
Cinematography by
William C. Mellor (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Marjorie Fowler 
 
Art Direction by
Malcolm Brown 
Jack Martin Smith 
 
Set Decoration by
Stuart A. Reiss (set decorations)
Walter M. Scott (set decorations)
 
Costume Design by
Donfeld (costumes designed by) (as Don Feld)
 
Makeup Department
Ben Nye .... makeup artist
Helen Turpin .... hair stylist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Joseph E. Rickards .... assistant director
William Witney .... second unit director
Nat Merman .... second assistant director (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Alfred Bruzlin .... sound
Warren B. Delaplain .... sound
 
Visual Effects by
L.B. Abbott .... special photographic effects (as L.B.Abbott)
 
Stunts
Jesse Wayne .... stunt double: Michael Burns (uncredited)
Jesse Wayne .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Homer Plannette .... gaffer (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Jack Hayes .... orchestrator
Leo Shuken .... orchestrator
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Runtime:
116 min
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Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)
Certification:
Australia:G | Australia:PG (DVD rating) | Finland:S | Netherlands:AL (orginal rating) | Sweden:Btl | UK:U | USA:Approved (certificate #20189) | West Germany:6

Did You Know?

Trivia:
The portrait hanging along the staircase of the beach cottage is of Captain Daniel Gregg, played by Rex Harrison, from The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947).See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When the family is going home, Mr. Hobbs loosely puts a tarp on top of the car and a moment later it is shown tied down.See more »
Quotes:
Mr. Martin Turner:Who took these?
Roger Hobbs:Peggy. She does all the photography around here.
Mr. Martin Turner:Wha'd she use?
Roger Hobbs:A camera.
Mr. Martin Turner:Asterbex?
Roger Hobbs:Probably.
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in Paris champagne (1962)See more »
Soundtrack:
Cream PuffSee more »

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11 out of 18 people found the following review useful.
Good family comedy, 16 September 2001
Author: kenandraf from Honolulu, Hawaii

Good family comedy film that covers all the bases except editing.Slightly better screenplay to compliment the excellent writing would have turned this movie into a bonafide EXCELLENT CLASSIC.But despite it's small flaws,this movie will definitely delivers on it's genre's promise.Not for people who do not like any TEEN LOVE stories at all......

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