Life with Father
Screened in November 2010
Director: Michael Curtiz. Cast: William Powell, Irene Dunne, Jimmy Lydon, Martin Milner, Elizabeth Taylor, ZaSu Pitts, Edmund Gwenn, Johnny Calkins, Derek Scott, Moroni Olsen, Heather Wilde, Emma Dunn. Screenplay: Donald Ogden Stewart (based on the play by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse, based in turn on the memoir by Clarence Day).
Twitter Capsule: Dotingly mounted but hollow and anodyne, like Meet Me in St. Louis minus the panache or the rich thrums of feeling

Photo © 1947 United Artists/Enterprise Productions
Not yet reviewed in full. C

Academy Award Nominations:
Best Actor: William Powell
Best Cinematography (Color): William V. Skall & J. Peverell Marley
Best Art Direction (Color): Robert M. Haas; George James Hopkins
Best Original Score (Comedy/Drama): Max Steiner

Golden Globe Nominations and Winners:
Best Original Score: Max Steiner

Other Awards:
New York Film Critics Circle: Best Actor (Powell; also cited for The Senator Was Indiscreet)

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