The Courtship of Eddie's Father (1963)
Release Date: Mar 27, 1963 Limited
Average Rating: 3.4/5
User Ratings: 1,754
Vincente Minnelli takes another of his occasional dips into situation comedy (i.e. The Long Long Trailer) in The Courtship of Eddie's Father. Ron Howard is the precocious Eddie, who wants to see his recently widowed father, Tom Corbett (Glenn Ford), get married again. He even has the lucky bride picked out -- their attractive neighbor Elizabeth Marten (Shirley Jones), a young divorcee. When his father's interest isn't whetted, he strikes up a friendship with Dollye Daly (Stella Stevens), a shy,
Mar 27, 1963 Limited
Jun 1, 2004
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Strange film about family tragedy masquerading as a comedy, the film does have some impressive sequences.
One of Minnellli's weakest (or is it modest?) serio comedies, dealing with the adjustment problems of a recent widower (Glenn Ford) and his young son (played by child actor-future director Ron Howard).
Enjoyable family comedy.
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