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Bringing Up Father (1928)

The wealthy Jiggs is tired of being left out of the swanky parties thrown by his social-climbing wife Maggie and their daughter. He decides to teach them a "lesson" by faking his own ... See full summary »

Director:

Jack Conway

Writers:

Frances Marion (story and continuity), George McManus (based on the newspaper cartoon feature by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Marie Dressler ... Annie Moore
Polly Moran ... Maggie Jiggs
J. Farrell MacDonald ... Jiggs
Jules Cowles ... Dinty Moore
Gertrude Olmstead ... Ellen
Grant Withers ... Dennis
Andrés de Segurola Andrés de Segurola ... The Count
Rose Dione Rose Dione ... Mrs. Smith
David Mir David Mir ... Oswald
Tenen Holtz ... Ginsberg Feitelbaum
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Blanche Payson
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Storyline

The wealthy Jiggs is tired of being left out of the swanky parties thrown by his social-climbing wife Maggie and their daughter. He decides to teach them a "lesson" by faking his own suicide, but things don't quite turn out the way he planned. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Plot Keywords:

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Taglines:

All the troubles known to Domestic Science-funnier than your mother-in-law breaking a leg! (Print ad- Illawarra Mercury ((Wollongong, NSW)), 29 June 1928) See more »

Genres:

Comedy

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Country:

USA

Release Date:

17 March 1928 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El paseo del perro See more »

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Production Co:

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) See more »
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Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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