Sitting Pretty Overview:

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)

Best ActorClifton WebbNominated

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By Dan Day, Jr. on Aug 27, 2022 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog

SITTING PRETTY is a 1933 musical from Paramount, directed by Harry Joe Brown, and starring Jack Oakie, Jack Haley, Ginger Rogers, and Thelma Todd. Chick Parker (Jack Oakie) and Pete Pendleton (Jack Haley) are songwriters who travel to Hollywood, hoping to break into the movies. While there they befr... Read full article

Robert Young, Maureen O'Hara, and Clifton Webb are "Sitting Pretty"

By Stephen Reginald on Jun 17, 2022 From Classic Movie Man

Robert Young, Maureen O'Hara, and Clifton Webb are "Sitting Pretty" Sitting Pretty (1948) is an American comedy directed by Walter Lang and starring Robert Young, Maureen O'Hara, and Clifton Webb. Other members of the cast include Richard Haydn, Betty Lynn, and Ed Begley.Harry King (Young) and ... Read full article

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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Harry King: You know, Mrs. King, it's really all your fault.
Tacey King: Hnh?
Harry King: If you weren't so darned pretty, we wouldn't have so many kids for people to sit with.

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: Intoxication is a form of escape often sought by the mentally immature.

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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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