What we Love about Dads: A Salute to Three Classic Movie Fathers

In Celebration of Father’s Day, what we love about our Dads! 

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Gregory Peck as Atticus Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird, Classic Movie, Robert Mulligan

For being a role model of integrity: Gregory Peck as Atticus Finch (with Mary Badham as daughter Scout) in To Kill a Mockingbird (1962, directed by Robert Mulligan).

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Spencer Tracy and Elizabeth Taylor in Father of the Bride, Classic Movie, Vincente Minnelli

For being ever-patient and understanding: Spencer Tracy as Stanley T. Banks (with Elizabeth Taylor as his daughter Kay) in Father of the Bride (1950, directed by Vincente Minnelli).

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Leon Ames in Meet Me in St. Louis, Classic Movie, Vincente Minnelli

For being self-sacrificing: Leon Ames as Mr. Alonzo Smith in Meet Me in St. Louis – when he realizes that moving to New York for a better job will be devastating to  his family (1944, directed by Vincente Minnelli).

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Annmarie Gatti for Classic Movie Hub

For Minoo’s article, Let’s Here it for the Dads: Three Father-Centric Classic Films, click here.

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