Father Goose (1964)
|Top Genres||Adventure, Comedy, Romance, War|
|Top Topics||Alcohol, Children, Marriage, Navy, Romance (Comic), Spies, Teachers, World War II|
Father Goose Overview:
Father Goose (1964) was a Comedy - Adventure Film directed by Ralph Nelson and produced by Robert Arthur.
Academy Awards 1964 --- Ceremony Number 37 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Film Editing||Ted J. Kent||Nominated|
|Best Writing||Story by S. H. Barnett; Screenplay by Peter Stone, Frank Tarloff||Won|
Father Goose (1964)By Beatrice on May 6, 2018 From Flickers in Time
Father Goose Directed by Ralph Nelson Written by Peter Stone and Frank Taroff; story by S.H. Barnett Granox Company First viewing/Netflix rental No actor ever aged better than Cary Grant. ?Here in Silver Fox mode he still makes a very credible and funny love interest. The story takes place in th... Read full article
TV/Movie Set : Father Goose ( 1964 )By The Metzinger Sisters on Jan 24, 2017 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers
It is easy to praise the art directors who create visually stunning sets, those that are opulent ( Anastasia, The King and I, The Sound of Music ) or creative and modern ( Top Hat, Grand Hotel, The Thief of Bagdad ).....but the work put into designing a set that perfectly complements the film's stor... Read full article
Father Goose(1964).By Dawn Sample on May 25, 2013 From Noir and Chick Flicks
Father Goose(1964). Romantic/comedy set in World War II. Cast: Cary Grant, Leslie Caron and Trevor Howard. The title comes from "Mother Goose", the code-name assigned to Grant's character. The film won an Academy Award for its screenplay. The film introduced the song "Pass Me By" by Cy Coleman and C... Read full article
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Walter Eckland: They're my clothes.
Catherine Freneau: But they're filthy.
Walter Eckland: No, they're dirty, I'm filthy.
Catherine Freneau: Do you have a boat?
Walter Eckland: No. I walked.
Walter Eckland: Let me tell you I am not a father figure. I am not a brother figure or an uncle figure or a cousin figure. In fact, the only figure I intend being is a total stranger figure.
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Cary Grant plays a scruffy whisky-swilling beachcomber sailor in this movie, Cary Grant is considered to be 'cast against type' for this role, quite antithetical to his suave sophisticated debonair on-screen persona.
Walter's boat, which he bought from one Mr. Van De Hoven, is named "Vrolijkheid", which is Dutch for "Glee".
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