CHEAPER BY THE DOZEN (1950 USA)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 4.1|5.0 Stars ìììì

Cheaper By The Dozen—it’s one of the cleanest films on the market with a simple story worth watching at least once. The acting is unbelievably good with Clifton Webb as Frank Bunker Gilbreth. No fault found due to the age of this film’s original production year. It has not lost its entertainment value nor has it lost its touch with how to display and reveal genuine human kindness.

Storyline

Frank Bunker Gilbreth (Clifton Webb), an efficiency expert, and his wife Lillian Gilbreth (Myrna Loy) raise 12 adorable children while building a family legacy.

Additional Thanks

Thank you to Director Walter Lang his directing efforts. Thank you to Executive Producer Darryl F. Zanuck for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Ann Gilbreth (Jeane Crain), Deborah Lancaster (Betty Lynn), Dr. Burton (Edgar Buchanan), Ernestine Gilbreth (Barbara Bates), Mrs. Mebane (Mildred Natwick), and Mrs. Monahan (Sara Allgood).

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Yes. Buy a ticket. This is great for everyone to see, no bad stuff, just straight up clean.


Ben Meyers

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