Papa's Delicate Condition

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A nostalgic and sweetly domestic comedy, Papa's Delicate Condition is based on the childhood experiences of silent screen actress/author Corinne Griffith. Set in a tiny Texas town at the turn of the century, it is a look at life with her father, an alcoholic railroad inspector. The Oscar-winning tune "Call Me Irresponsible" comes from this film.

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Jackie Gleason
as Jack Griffith
Glynis Johns
as Amberlyn Griffith
Charlie Ruggles
as Anthony Ghio
Laurel Goodwin
as Augusta Griffith
Linda Bruhl
as Corinne Griffith
Ned Glass
as `Sparrow' Wildman
Murray Hamilton
as Mr. Harvey
Elisha Cook Jr.
as Mr. Keith
Charles Lane
as Hiram Cosgrove
Benny Baker
as Douglas
Ken Renard
as Walter
Don Beddoe
as Mr. Looby
Trevor Bardette
as Stanley Henderson II
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  • One of the last studio comedies to be made for and enjoyed by all members of the fsmily, Papa's Delicate Condition stars Jackie Gleason as a lovable, alcoholic head of an eccentric clan.

    Feb 15, 2011 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Papa's Delicate Condition

  • Feb 13, 2008
    I was raised watching this film. What a delight!
    Valerie G Super Reviewer

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