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Belles on Their Toes (1952)

Approved | | Comedy | 16 May 1952 (USA)
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The "Cheaper by the Dozen" crew is back, sans Clifton Webb. Lillian is struggling to make ends meet without her husband's income, while Anne, Martha, and even Ernestine find romance.

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Henry Levin

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Phoebe Ephron (screenplay), Henry Ephron (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Jeanne Crain ... Ann Gilbreth
Myrna Loy ... Dr. Lillian M. Gilbreth
Debra Paget ... Martha Gilbreth
Jeffrey Hunter ... Dr. Bob Grayson
Edward Arnold ... Sam Harper
Hoagy Carmichael ... Thomas George Bracken
Barbara Bates ... Ernestine Gilbreth
Robert Arthur ... Frank Gilbreth, Jr.
Verna Felton ... Cousin Leora
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Storyline

The "Cheaper by the Dozen" crew is back, sans Clifton Webb. Lillian is struggling to make ends meet without her husband's income, while Anne, Martha, and even Ernestine find romance. Written by Dan Weckerly

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Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 May 1952 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bellezas por casar See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Twentieth Century Fox See more »
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Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

French visa # 12839. See more »

Quotes

Sam Harper: [hearing muffled explosion] What on earth was that?
Dr. Lillian M. Gilbreth: The childern have a chemistry set in the cellar.
Sam Harper: Smells like alcohol.
Dr. Lillian M. Gilbreth: Mr. Harper, alcohol is a chemical.
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Crazy Credits

A young man's hand closes the last page of the Cheaper by the Dozen novel and transitions the book to the cover of Belles on Their Toes in which the credits are printed inside the novel. See more »

Connections

References 7th Heaven (1927) See more »

Soundtracks

Charleston
Music by James P. Johnson
Danced by Barbara Bates and a male partner at the Gilbreth party
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You can't not like this family
2 September 2006 | by hazeleyedbeauty1967See all my reviews

I saw it this morning and I liked it. It kept my interest. I never realized there was a sequel until today. I saw the original DVD and I should have gotten it when I saw it. Now I am on the hunt for both DVDs. I don't know what it is lately with the movie industry, but I find myself watching more and more of the classics and going to the movies or renting new DVDs less and less. I mean, why would I want to watch a movie about reptiles on an airplane? There is too much terror on the airlines as it is and now some moron has to put yet another fear into people's hearts when they need to fly? I feel if the movie industry keeps going in the direction they are going, there will be more film on the editing room floor than being shown.


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