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Never Too Late (1965)

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

Director:

Bud Yorkin

Writers:

Sumner Arthur Long (play), Sumner Arthur Long (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Paul Ford ... Harry M. Lambert
Connie Stevens ... Kate Clinton
Maureen O'Sullivan ... Edith Lambert
Jim Hutton ... Charlie Clinton
Jane Wyatt ... Grace Kimbrough
Henry Jones ... Dr. Kimbrough
Lloyd Nolan ... Mayor Crane
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Storyline

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 {J-26}

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Broadway's bouncingest bundle of joy... on the screen. See more »

Genres:

Comedy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 November 1965 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Das Baby und der Haustyrann See more »

Filming Locations:

Concord, Massachusetts, USA

Company Credits

Production Co:

Tandem Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Spencer Tracy was Warner's first choice for the role of Harry Lambert, but he was ailing and Katharine Hepburn had refused the role of Edith because she thought she was too old for it. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Dr. Kimbrough: Harry, doesn't Edith look a little tired?
Harry M. Lambert: She goes to bed early every night.
Dr. Kimbrough: I don't mean tired from lack of sleep. I mean this house. It's awfully big for her to take care of.
Harry M. Lambert: Why this house is her pride and joy. They don't build houses like this anymore, you know. Granite foundation. Copper pipes.
Grace Kimbrough: Edith doesn't have a granite foundation, or copper pipes. Why don't you two go on a vacation.
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Connections

Referenced in What's My Line?: Maureen O'Sullivan (1965) See more »

Soundtracks

Spirit of Independence
(uncredited)
Music by Abe Holzmann
Played when Harry and Charlie are marching around the living room
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I LOVED it!!
5 July 1999 | by ellery99See 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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