An eminent, slightly eccentric theatrical clan are as flamboyant offstage as they are on. Real-life family drama occurs when the grand matriarch learns that her daughter and granddaughter may both be giving up the stage for marriage.

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George S. Kaufman and Edna Ferber collaborated on this comedy about an eminent and slightly eccentric theatrical clan. A Barrymore-like brood, the Cavendishes are as flamboyant offstage as they are on. Their real-life family drama occurs in a Manhattan apartment when the grand matriarch, Fanny Cavendish, learns that her daughter and granddaughter may both be giving up the stage for marriage. Theatre legends Rosemary Harris, Eva LeGallienne, Sam Levene and Ellis Rabb have great fun portraying characters they know all too well from their years on stage. - Written by Anonymous Written by Anonymous

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15 September 1954 (USA)  »

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Fredric March repeats his 1930 film role in this production. See more »

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Version of The Royal Family (1977) See more »

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