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Belles on Their Toes ()


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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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Ann Gilbreth
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Dr. Lillian M. Gilbreth
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Martha Gilbreth
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Dr. Bob Grayson
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Sam Harper
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Thomas George Bracken
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Ernestine Gilbreth
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Frank Gilbreth, Jr.
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Cousin Leora
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Harper's Chauffeur (uncredited)
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Student / Graduate (uncredited)
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Student (uncredited)
David Bair ...
Bit Role (uncredited)
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'Bubber' Beasley (uncredited)
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Kendall Williams (uncredited)
Boyd Cabeen ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Teddy Driver ...
Jack Gilbreth (uncredited)
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Franklin Dykes (uncredited)
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Col. Putnam (uncredited)
Everett Glass ...
Faculty Member (uncredited)
A. Cameron Grant ...
Judge (uncredited)
June Hedin ...
Jane - Age 22 (uncredited)
Mary Alan Hokanson ...
Nurse (uncredited)
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Fred Gilbreth (uncredited)
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William Gilbreth (uncredited)
Lori Lanegger ...
Susan Whitaker (uncredited)
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Packy Talbot (uncredited)
Roddy McCaskill ...
Bob Gilbreth (uncredited)
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Al Lynch (uncredited)
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Lily Gilbreth (uncredited)
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Lady with Fan (uncredited)
Clay Randolph ...
Morton Dykes (uncredited)
Dick Rich ...
Bit Role (uncredited)
Michael Ross ...
Club Doorman (uncredited)
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Cab Driver (uncredited)
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Albert - the Barber (uncredited)
Anthony Sydes ...
Dan Gilbreth (uncredited)
Al Thompson ...
Porter (uncredited)
Tina Thompson ...
Jane Gilbreth - as a Child (uncredited)
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Frank Bunker Gilbreth (uncredited)
Cecil Weston ...
Emily (uncredited)

Directed by

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Henry Levin

Written by

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Phoebe Ephron ... (screenplay) and
Henry Ephron ... (screenplay)
 
Frank B. Gilbreth Jr. ... (book "Belles on Their Toes") and
Ernestine Gilbreth Carey ... (book "Belles on Their Toes")

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Samuel G. Engel ... producer

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Cyril J. Mockridge ... (as Cyril Mockridge)

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Arthur E. Arling ... director of photography

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Robert Fritch

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Leland Fuller
Lyle R. Wheeler ... (as Lyle Wheeler)

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Thomas Little
Stuart A. Reiss ... (as Stuart Reiss)

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Dorothy Jeakins

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Ben Nye ... makeup artist

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Roger Heman Sr. ... sound (as Roger Heman)
Arthur von Kirbach ... sound (as Arthur L. Kirbach)

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Ray Kellogg ... special photographic effects

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Charles Le Maire ... wardrobe director

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Eliot Daniel ... vocal director
Bernard Mayers ... orchestrator
Lionel Newman ... musical director

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Angela Blue ... dances staged by (as Angie Blue)
Leonard Doss ... technicolor color consultant
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Plot Summary

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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Also Known As
  • Belles on Their Toes: The Further Adventures of the Gilbreth Family (United Kingdom)
  • Six filles cherchent un mari (France)
  • Bellezas por casar (Spain)
  • Bellezas por casar (Argentina)
  • Erotika gymnasia (Greece)
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  • 89 min
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Trivia Cheaper by the Dozen (1950)'s Joe Scales and this film's Bubber Beasley are played by the same actor, Benny Bartlett. In "Cheaper by the Dozen" Joe is Ann's (first) date for the high school dance. He is soon replaced by the heartthrob lifeguard from Nantucket, Tom Black. After Ann has a pang of guilt for dumping Joe, Tom tells her to "throw him back baby, he's too small to keep". In this film Bubber is Martha's date for the high school dance. He again is replaced by a number of boys who are interested in dancing with the new and "stunning" Martha. She feels a bit guilty and surprised at her newfound popularity and apologizes to Bubber. explaining that up until then, "I really wanted to be a boy". See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Myrna Loy: So Nice to Come Home to (1991). See more »
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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 »
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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