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The Happiest Millionaire
Directed by:
Norman Tokar

"The Happiest Millionaire" (also known as "My Philadelphia Father", "Più felice dei miliardari, Il", "Glücklichste Millionär, Der") is a Family/Romance/Comedy/Musical film directed by Norman Tokar, and written by AJ Carothers (screenplay), released on November 30 of 1967 in the USA , starring Fred MacMurray, Tommy Steele, Greer Garson, Geraldine Page, Gladys Cooper and Hermione Baddeley.

So Big!... So Romantic!... So Full of Life!

Who directed "The Happiest Millionaire":

The Happiest Millionaire was directed by Norman Tokar, an American director, and producer.

Before The Happiest Millionaire, Norman Tokar had directed Follow Me, Boys!, released in 1966, The Ugly Dachshund (1966), A Tiger Walks (1964). Since, he directed The Horse in the Gray Flannel Suit, released in 1968, The Apple Dumpling Gang (1975), No Deposit, No Return (1976), Candleshoe (1977), The Cat from Outer Space (1978).

When was "The Happiest Millionaire" released:

The Happiest Millionaire was first released in the United States on Thursday, November 30, 1967. Another film released on Thursday, November 30, 1967 is Beregis avtomobilya (dir. Eldar Ryazanov). This was fifty-two (52) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, April 05, 1968 in the United Kingdom; Sunday, October 06, 1968 in France; Thursday, April 24, 1969 in Germany; Monday, October 28, 1968 in Spain and on Saturday, March 09, 1968 in Japan.

What is the casting of "The Happiest Millionaire":

At the casting of The Happiest Millionaire we find Fred MacMurray, previously seen in Follow Me, Boys! (1966) and Kisses for My President (1964); Tommy Steele (Light Up the Sky! (1960), Tommy the Toreador (1959)); Greer Garson (The Singing Nun (1966), Pepe (1960)) [ more... ]

  • Fred MacMurray and Sean McClory can both be seen in Follow Me, Boys!, released in 1966.
  • Fred MacMurray and Frances Robinson also appeared in Suddenly, It's Spring, released in 1947.
  • Greer Garson and Gladys Cooper also appeared in Mrs. Parkington, released in 1944.

What is the Storyline of "The Happiest Millionaire":

The story begins in Autumn of 1916, and follows an Irish immigrant named John Lawless (Tommy Steele) as he applies for a butler position with eccentric Philadelphia millionaire Anthony J. Drexel Biddle (Fred MacMurray). Even though the family is a bit strange, Lawless soon learns that he fits right in. Mr. Biddle takes a liking to him immediately. For the rest of the film, Lawless serves as the narrator/commentator.

Mr. Biddle busies himself with his Biddle Boxing and Bible School (located in his [...]

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