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Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation (1962) Poster

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This is the first of two movies Maureen O'Hara made with Jimmy Stewart; in 1966 she also made The Rare Breed with Stewart.
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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).
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The station wagon used in the film is a 1960 Dodge Seneca.
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Eleanor Parker was originally announced for the role played by Maureen O'Hara.
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The statue of the woman's head on the Hobbs' bedroom mantlepiece can also be seen in Harvey (1950), also starring James Stewart and Minerva Urecal.
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According to Maureen O'Hara in her memoirs Tis Herself, Jimmy Stewart was a kind and gentle guy, a remarkable actor, but not a generous one such as John Wayne. Stewart wanted very scene revolving around him and only him.
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Shortly after the family arrives at the beach house, James Stewart starts to climb the stairway and the newel post top comes off in his hand. This appears to be a tribute to the same thing happening to him in "It's a Wonderful Life."
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Herb Alpert: trumpet player at the yacht club.
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