YOURS, MINE AND OURS (Theatrical Release USA 1968)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 4.2|5.0 Starsìììì

Yours, Mine and Ours—as good as or better than the remake—pairs Lucille Ball with Henry Fonda to create an outstanding piece of family entertainment that has not lost its value over the years. The storyline is well received by Ben Meyers International as a story that uplifts and builds family values. It is a celebration and a valuation of life. Great work for Director Melville Shavelson.

Storyline

After Frank and Helen’s spouses die, they meet, fall in love, and decide to combine their children. The result is a total of 18 children in one household.

Additional Thanks

Thank you to Director Melville Shavelson for directing effort. Thank you to Producer Robert F. Blumofe for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Helen North Beardsley (Lucille Ball), Frank Beardsley (Henry Fonda), Warrant Officer Darrel Harrison (Van Johnson), Madeleine Love (Louise Troy), Dr. Ashford (Sidney Miller), Family Doctor (Tom Bosley), Nancy Beardsley (Nancy Howard), Howard Beardsley (Walter Brooke), Mike Beardsley (Tim Matheson), and Rusty Beardsley (Gil Rogers).

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Yes. The movie, despite its age, still earns its place in the family home video collection.

Ben Meyers

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