GenreComedy, Romance PrequelDear Wife CountryUnited States
Release dateMay 30, 1951 WriterDevery Freeman (original screenplay) CastEdward Arnold (Senator Wilkins), Mona Freeman (Miriam Wilkins), Mary Philips (Edie Wilkins), Billy De Wolfe (Albert), Lyle Bettger (Baxter), Lillian Randolph (Dora) Similar moviesRelated William A Seiter movies
Dear Brat is a 1951 film directed by William A. Seiter. It stars Mona Freeman and Billy De Wolfe. It is the third in the sequel of this family, starting with Dear Ruth (1947) and Dear Wife (1949).
Miriam Wilkins (Mona Freeman) is as usual trying to help more than her family can bear. She has founded an association for rehabilitation of former prisoners. Her father is honorary president without knowing it. As one convicted, Mr. Baxter, is set free on parole she sees the opportunity for her association to get in action. She hires Baxter as gardener letting him live in their house (over the garage). As it turns out his conviction had been inflicted him by Judge Wilkins, now senator, the situation in the house gets a bit chaotic.