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Week End with Father

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Director  Douglas Sirk
Running time  1h 23m
Country  United States
6/10 IMDb

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Genres  Comedy, Romance Film
Language  English
Week End with Father movie poster
Release date  1952
Writer  George W. George (story), Joseph Hoffman, George F. Slavin (story)
Art directors  Robert F. Boyle, Bernard Herzbrun
Cast  Van Heflin (Brad Stubbs), Patricia Neal (Jean Bowen), Gigi Perreau (Anne Stubbs), Jimmy Hunt (Gary Bowen), Virginia Field (Phyllis Reynolds), Richard Denning (Don Adams)
Similar movies  Related Douglas Sirk movies

Week-End with Father is a 1951 film directed by Douglas Sirk.

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Plot

Their children are leaving New York City for summer camp, so Brad Stubbs wishes his two daughters goodbye and Jean Bowen does likewise with her sons. Neither being currently married, they meet again while walking their dogs, become acquainted and, quickly, engaged.

Brad attempts to break the news to a woman he's been seeing, Phyllis Reynolds, an actress, but she misunderstands. Brad and Jean then travel to the camp to inform their kids. Handsome camp counselor Don Adams is instantly attracted to Jean, and the kids mock Brad when he is not as good at camp activities as Don is.

Phyllis shows up, shocking Jean when she claims to be Brad's wife-to-be. In time, the children regret not accepting the new relationship and scheme to bring Brad and Jean back together, her boys even pretending to be lost in the woods so that Brad can be a hero and bring them home.

Cast

  • Van Heflin as Brad Stubbs
  • Patricia Neal as Jean Bowen
  • Virginia Field as Phyllis Reynolds
  • Richard Denning as Don Adams
  • Elvia Allman as Mrs. G, Brad's housekeeper
  • Frances E. Williams as Cleo, Jean's maid
  • Gigi Perreau as Anne Stubbs
  • Janine Perreau as Patty Stubbs
  • Jimmy Hunt as Gary Bowen
  • Tommy Rettig as David Bowen
  • References

    Week-End with Father Wikipedia
    Week-End with Father IMDb Week-End with Father themoviedb.org


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