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The Courtship of Eddie's Father (6-Mar-1963)

Director: Vincente Minnelli

Writer: John Gay

From novel by: Mark Toby

Music Score: George Stoll

Producer: Joe Pasternak

Keywords: Comedy, Drama

Recently widowed Tom Corbett seeks to remarry, and while women have expressed interest, they are not the ones his 9-year-old son Eddie find suitable: more to Eddie's taste is the girl next door, a volunteer nurse who was his mother's best friend. Sentimental, with good performance from Ron Howard but becoming quite dated. Became a long-running television series, though one much unlike this film.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Glenn Ford
Actor
1-May-1916 30-Aug-2006 Gilda, Blackboard Jungle
Ron Howard
Actor
1-Mar-1954   Richie Cunningham on Happy Days
Shirley Jones
Actor
31-Mar-1934   Mom of The Partridge Family
Dina Merrill
Actor
9-Dec-1925   EF Hutton heiress and actress
Stella Stevens
Actor
1-Oct-1936   The Ballad of Cable Hogue
Jerry Van Dyke
Actor
27-Jul-1931   Assistant Coach on Coach

CAST

Starring
Glenn Ford   ...   Tom Corbett
Shirley Jones   ...   Elizabeth Marten
Co-Starring
Stella Stevens   ...   Dollye Daly
Dina Merrill   ...   Rita Behrens
Roberta Sherwood   ...   Mrs. Livingston
Ron Howard   ...   Eddie Corbett
with
Jerry Van Dyke   ...   Norman Jones

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