Life with Father 1947

In late 19th-century New York City, stockbroker Clarence Day (William Powell) strives to maintain order in his bustling household. Despite his attempts to be the chief authority over his four sons, his wife, Vinnie (Irene Dunne), is the one who truly keeps order in their home, much to  Clarence’s chagrin. To gain more respect, Clarence reluctantly considers making changes that will benefit everyone, including his own baptism. This slice-of-life comedy was based on a popular Broadway play.
Release date: September 13, 1947 (USA)
Director: Michael Curtiz
Box office: 6.455 million USD
Initial DVD release: August 4, 1998
Budget: 4.7 million USD