Fifty-something Edith Lambert is thrilled to find out that she's going to have a baby. Her husband Harry, however, is less enthusiastic.



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Cast overview:
Harry M. Lambert
Kate Clinton
Edith Lambert
Charlie Clinton
Grace Kimbrough
Dr. Kimbrough
Mayor Crane


Middle-aged Harry lives comfortably with his wife Edith and his daughter and her husband. Though rather sour and a bit mean, he is in fact content. So when Edith finds she is pregnant again he is anything but overjoyed. Apart from the changes it will mean, he is now seen as some sort of older superman in town. Meanwhile his daughter sees child bearing as a way out of the extra housework she is having to do, the achievement of which starts to put pressure on her increasingly tired husband. Written by Jeremy Perkins <>

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Release Date:

4 November 1965 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Das Baby und der Haustyrann  »

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Hoping to attract bigger box-names, the studio originally tried to sign Spencer Tracy and Rosalind Russell for roles eventually played by Paul Ford and Maureen O'Sullivan, the stars of the Broadway play. See more »


Late in the movie, a phonograph on a table at the foot of the stairs alternates between being crooked on the table, and being aligned with the table edge. See more »


Referenced in Saint Maybe (1998) See more »


Never Too Late
Music by David Rose
Lyrics by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans
Sung by Vic Damone during the opening credits
Played often in the score
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I LOVED it!!
5 July 1999 | by (Florida) – See all my reviews

I thought this movie was GREAT! And I also thought Jim Hutton & Connie Stevens were great as well...I was sorry to see it end! Very enjoyable.....

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