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Sitting Pretty (1948)

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In this film, Clifton Webb stars as Lynn Belvedere, self-styled genius and expert on everything. Belvedere accepts the job of baby-sitting the troublesome children of Robert Young and Maureen O'Hara. At first the family chafes at Belvedere's imperiousness and unlimited resourcefulness, but gradually everyone grows quite fond of the man.

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Cast

Clifton Webb
as Lynn Belvedere
Louise Allbritton
as Edna Philby
Richard Haydn
as Mr. Appleton
John Russell
as Bill Philby
Betty Lynn
as Ginger
Willard Robertson
as Mr. Ashcroft
Grayce Hampton
as Mrs. Appleton
Cara Williams
as Secretary
Marion Marshall
as Secretary
Charles Arnt
as Mr. Taylor
Ken Christy
as Mr. McPherson
Ann Shoemaker
as Mrs. Ashcroft
Minerva Urecal
as Mrs. Maypole
Mira McKinney
as Mrs. Phillips
Syd Saylor
as Cab Driver
Isabel Randolph
as Mrs. Frisbee
Dave Morris
as Mailman
Anne O'Neal
as Mrs. Gibbs
Albin Robeling
as Maitre d'
Josephine Whittell
as Mrs. Hammond
Mary Field
as Librarian
Billy Wayne
as Newsreel Man
Charles Owens
as Jitterbug
Iris James
as Jitterbug
Robert Tidwell
as Jitterbug
Barbara Blaine
as Jitterbug
Jane Nigh
as Mable
Dorothy Adams
as Mrs. Goul
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Critic Reviews for Sitting Pretty

All Critics (2)

This is the effete curmudgeon character film role that endeared the 60 -year-old Clifton Webb to the public and made him a star.

October 17, 2012 | Rating: B | Full Review…
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Audience Reviews for Sitting Pretty

The original Mr. Belvedere tale has much more charm than the obnoxious TV series that starred its title character. Clifton Webb is a wonderful eccentric in the film and his interactions with the kids are priceless.

John Ballantine
John Ballantine

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Utterly delightful bit of nonsense with Clifton Webb giving a gem of a performance that utilizes his abilities perfectly.

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jay nixon

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