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Sitting Pretty (1948) was a Comedy - Film Adaptation Film directed by Walter Lang and produced by Darryl F. Zanuck and Samuel G. Engel.

Academy Awards 1948 --- Ceremony Number 21 (source: AMPAS)

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Best ActorClifton WebbNominated
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Sitting Pretty (1948)

By Beatrice on Mar 31, 2015 From Flickers in Time

Sitting Pretty Directed by Walter Lang Written by F. Hugh Herbert from a novel by Gwen Davenport 1948/USA Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation First viewing/Amazon Instant I would watch Clifton Webb in anything. ?He is hilarious here. Lawyer Harry King (Robert Young) and his wife Tacey (Maure... Read full article


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Lynn Belvedere: Mrs. King, I happen to dislike all children intensely. But I can assure you that I can readily attend to their necessary though unpleasant wants.


Tacey King: Mr. Belvedere, is there anything you haven't been?
Lynn Belvedere: Yes, Mrs. King - I've never been an idler or a parasite.


Lynn Belvedere: I am, in my way, a philosopher.
Harry King: Oh, I see, you just sit and think.
Lynn Belvedere: Mr. King, if more people just sat and thought, the world might not be in the stinking mess that it is.


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"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie onFebruary 14, 1949 with Clifton Webb reprising his film role.
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