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The Courtship of Eddie's Father (1963) was a Comedy - Drama Film directed by Vincente Minnelli and produced by Joe Pasternak.

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Set Design - The Courtship of Eddie's Father ( 1963 )

By The Metzinger Sisters on Jan 8, 2015 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

2015 is kicking off in a nice relaxing way. Sales with our business have finally slowed down and we have been able to savor the pleasure of re-viewing favorite films, one of which is this gem from 1963 - The Courtship of Eddie's Father starring Glenn Ford and based upon the best-selling novel of the... Read full article


Set Design - The Courtship of Eddie's Father ( 1963 )

By The Metzinger Sisters on Jan 8, 2015 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

2015 is kicking off in a nice relaxing way. Sales with our business have finally slowed down and we have been able to savor the pleasure of re-viewing favorite films, one of which is this gem from 1963 - The Courtship of Eddie's Father starring Glenn Ford and based upon the best-selling novel of the... Read full article


Set Design - The Courtship of Eddie's Father ( 1963 )

By The Metzinger Sisters on Jan 8, 2015 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

2015 is kicking off in a nice relaxing way. Sales with our business have finally slowed down and we have been able to savor the pleasure of re-viewing favorite films, one of which is this gem from 1963 - The Courtship of Eddie's Father starring Glenn Ford and based upon the best-selling novel of the... Read full article


Set Design - The Courtship of Eddie's Father ( 1963 )

By The Metzinger Sisters on Jan 8, 2015 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

2015 is kicking off in a nice relaxing way. Sales with our business have finally slowed down and we have been able to savor the pleasure of re-viewing favorite films, one of which is this gem from 1963 - The Courtship of Eddie's Father starring Glenn Ford and based upon the best-selling novel of the... Read full article


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Quotes from

[last lines]
Eddie: It's Regent 4-8599
Tom Corbett: [Dials phone]
Eddie: [leaves apartment, rings Elizabeth's doorbell twice] You're phone's ringing.
Elizabeth Marten: What?
Eddie: Your telephone.
Elizabeth Marten: No it's not, Eddie.
[Phone rings]
Eddie: You better pick it up, it could be important, very important. Hurry.
Elizabeth Marten: Hello?


[first lines]
Norman Jones: Wake up Manhattan. Come out of that warm, rosy dream, open those big, luscious eyes and meet a new, exciting day. I'm talking to you ravishing, delicious, madcap girls still in that warm, cozy bed. Now what you need is a nice, hot cup of coffee, Bentley Coffee of course. That rich, intoxicating aroma, that tantalizing blend that makes the senses reel and the pulses tingle.
[shouts]
Norman Jones: Look out! Don't burn those delicate, sensuous fingers. Why if anything should happen to those wild, impetuous hands, Jones would be heartbroken, Aw, did she hurt herself? Don't cry. Old Norm here will fix it.
[sounds of kisses]
Norman Jones: There now, doesn't that feel better?
Tom Corbett: [turns off radio]
[writes himself a note]
Tom Corbett: STOP NORM


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Facts about

The film that Eddie and his father see at the cinema is Sam Peckinpah's western Ride the High Country - like this film, an MGM picture.
In Norman Jones's (Jerry Van Dyke's) radio studio, there are black-and-white publicity photos of various celebrities on the wall. One of the pictures is of Jerry Van Dyke's real-life brother, Dick Van Dyke, who was starring in The Dick Van Dyke Show at the time the film was made.
The movie Tom watches briefly and somewhat wistfully on TV before Eddie comes in to say he feels "real terrible" is Mogambo, starring Clark Gable and Grace Kelly.
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