Derek Winnert

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The Thrill of It All *** (1963, Doris Day, James Garner, Arlene Francis, Edward Andrews, Reginald Owen, Zasu Pitts) – Classic Movie Review 6536

Doris Day and James Garner are attractively paired as Beverly Boyer, the housewife spokesperson star of television adverts for the Happy Soap Company, and Dr Gerald Boyer, the obstetrician husband she overlooks, in director Norman Jewison’s […]

Jan, 08

With Six You Get Egg Roll ** (1968, Doris Day, Brian Keith, Pat Carroll, Barbara Hershey, George Carlin) – Classic Movie Review 6365

Director Howard Morris’s 1968 movie has a lovely title for a genially amusing Doris Day comedy, in which she plays Abby McClure, a widow juggling a career as a lumberyard owner with raising three sons. […]

Dec, 06

Life with Father **** (1947, William Powell, Irene Dunne, Elizabeth Taylor, Edmund Gwenn, ZaSu Pitts, Martin Milner, Jimmy Lydon, Emma Dunn, Moroni Olsen) – Classic Movie Review 6314

Clarence Day Jr’s autobiographical reminiscences of his family life at the turn of the last century was a Broadway smash, and director Michael Curtiz’s warm and witty 1947 film brings all of its appeal intact […]

Nov, 25

Father’s Little Dividend *** (1951, Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett, Elizabeth Taylor, Don Taylor) – Classic Movie Review 3082

MGM’s hastily organised 1951 sequel to the studio’s big hit original 1950 Father of the Bride reunites the four original stars – Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett, Elizabeth Taylor and Don Taylor – with director Vincente […]

Nov, 23

Cheaper by the Dozen **** (1950, Clifton Webb, Myrna Loy, Jeanne Crain) – Classic Movie Review 1895

Ideally, indeed perfectly cast Clifton Webb and Myrna Loy are just lovely as Frank Bunker Gilbreth and Mrs Lillian Gilbreth in director Walter Lang’s effective and entertaining vintage 1950 real-life heart-warming comedy about harassed turn-of-the-last-century […]

Nov, 28


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