Pennypacker, 1959, directed by henry levin, with clifton webb, dorothy mcguire, charles coburn, at turner classic movies. That is when i was introduced to the movie, the remarkable mr. Starring clifton webb, dorothy mcguire, charles coburn, jill st. Pennypacker dvd henry levindir 1959 the remarkable mr. Wilburs new position means that he can finally propose to his sweetheart, kate pennypacker, but as he must leave for his new post in one week, kate impulsively suggests that they marry immediately rather than endure. Pennypacker dvd, 20 at the best online prices at ebay. Hed spent many years on the stage and done several smaller roles that always delighted, but the prissy genius established himself in. Interestingly, edmond obrien made a film about bigamy the bigamist and it worked exceptionally well. Pennypacker 1h 27min comedy 4 january 1959 uk in early 1900s pennsylvania, mr.
As soon as the movie ended, i wanted to watch it again. He shuttles back and forth between the cities and with equal aplomb, between two. Henry levin, charles brackett, walter reisch, clifton webb, dorothy mcguire, charles coburn, jill st. My man godfrey full movie william powell carole lombard tcc ai color duration. Shortly after completing work on the definitive spring break picture where. Burgess meredith starred as horace pennypacker and martha scott as ma pennypacker. Pennypacker, released in 1959 and directed by henry levin with milton r. Coburn was born in macon, georgia, the son of scotchirish americans emma louise sprigman may 11, 1838 springfield, ohio. Find films and movies featuring clifton webb on allmovie. Pennypacker, adapted from a play written by liam obrien, which was inspired by a real life incident, was a global success, especially in madras now chennai. Pennypacker is a film directed by henry levin with clifton webb, dorothy mcguire, charles coburn, jill st. Did 20 th century fox really make a comedy about bigamy, and thats real bigamy and not a mere misunderstanding, in 1959 while the administration of the mpaa production code was still in full force and actually get away with it.
Pennypacker 1959 1h 27min comedy 4 january 1959 uk in early 1900s pennsylvania, mr. The most pennypacker families were found in the usa in 1880. Webb parmelee hollenbeck november 19, 1889 october, 1966, known professionally as clifton webb, was an american actor, dancer, and singer remembered for his roles in such films as laura 1944, the razors edge 1946, and sitting pretty 1948. Pennypacker, 1959, directed by henry levin, with clifton webb, dorothy mcguire, charles coburn, at turner classic movies skip navigation tcm. Pennypacker was based on the play of the same name which premiered on broadway in 1953 burgess meredith and martha scott were the leads, where it had a modestatbest run of a little over 200 performances. Liam obrien march 7, 19 march 24, 1996 was an american screenwriter and television producer best known for writing the movie here comes the groom. Motor sundaram pillai wikimili, the best wikipedia reader. To think the movie industry could get away with releasing a movie focused on a life of polygemy in 1959 is incredible. He made his film directorial bow with columbias cry of the werewolf 1944. Pennypacker original, play, broadway opened in new york city dec 30, 1953 and played through jul 10, 1954. The remarkable mr pennypacker 1959 movie on dvd classic.
Obrien also wrote the 1954 broadway play the remarkable mr. Pennypacker is a 1959 deluxe color film starring clifton webb and dorothy mcguire directed by henry levin in cinemascope. The remarkable mr pennypacker is a clifton webb comedy. In fact, its rather a disappointing little film, given its premise. Playbill for the cornet theatre1950the remarkable mr. Jan 28, 2020 ron ely is an 82yearold american actor and novelist from hereford, texas. Bourland sought to rank every single liveaction, nonsilent, nondocumentary englishlanguage movie released before the year 2000. Pennypacker 1959 plot summary 1 in early 1900s pennsylvania, mr. Pennypacker holds up pretty good and could be shown to todays audiences. However, when an emergency requires his oldest son to find. In 1966, ely was primarily considered for playing the character of tarzan after muchawaited job roles performed in films like south pacific 1958, the fiend who walked the west 1958 and the remarkable mr. Krasner as cinematographer and editing by william mace. Clifton webb had become a major movie star after his mr. Pennypacker 1959 in turnofthecentury pennsylvania, horace pennypacker clifton webb divides his time between his two sausage factories in harrisburg and philadelphia.
Directed by fox regular henry levin and shot in cinemascope by milton krasner, the film starred clifton webb, dorothy mcguire, charles coburn, jill st. Liam obrien march 7, 19 march 24, 1996 was an american screenwriter and television producer best known for writing the 1951 movie here comes the groom, for which he was nominated for an academy award. To be honest this was a very daring movie to produce and release back in 1959. Ive never seen or read it i understand its still a staple of local rep productions. Pennypacker 1959 cast and crew in turnofthecentury pennsylvania, horace pennypacker clifton webb divides his time between his two sausage factories in harrisburg and. Demilles samson and delilah 1949 has finally made its very belated debut on dvd, while another popular 40s religious epic whose style. Mr belvedere rings the bell cliffton webb, joanne dru 1951 youtube 360p. Pennypacker my watchlist keep track of your favorite shows and movies, across all your devices. Pennypacker soundtrack from 1957, 1959, composed by leigh harline. Pennypacker loses in this adaptation to film by becoming more serious than an allout farce. Pennypacker, dvd, manufactured on demand, mono sound, comedyclassic, 024543877998. Pennsylvania had the highest population of pennypacker families in 1840.
In turnofthecentury harrisburg, pennsylvania, young wilbur fielding, the son of the rev. American one sheet from the 1959 original release of the film with clifton webb, dorothy mcguire, jill st. Best known for his work in comedies, coburn received the academy award for best supporting actor for 1943s the more the merrier. The setting is the end of the 1800s and the intrepid pennypacker clifton webb runs a sausage company with two thriving plants in. Two very tiny tears to head of spine,otherwise near fine in priceclipped dust jacket with minor rubbing, orange background of spine faded and shallow chipping to spine ends and tips. An adaptation of the 1959 american film the remarkable mr. From wikipedia, the free encyclopedia charles douville coburn june 19, 1877 august 30, 1961 was an american film and theatre actor. Jan 23, 2016 readinging new once upon a time in hollywood. The american film institute is grateful to sir paul getty kbe and the sir paul getty kbe estate for their dedication to the art of the moving image and their support for the afi catalog of feature films and without whose support afi would not have been able to achieve this historical landmark in this epic scholarly endeavor.
From the secret files of harry pennypacker full access. Based on a successful stage play, the remarkable mr. Pennypacker 1959 full film online streaming category. Find great deals on ebay for clifton webb dvd when you shop the largest online selection at. Interviews with 20 actresses from science fiction, horror, film noir and mystery movies, 1930s to 1960s. Pennypackerstarring burgess meredith6 x 920 pagestheatre program. The pennypacker family name was found in the usa, and the uk between 1840 and 1920. Hed spent many years on the stage and done several smaller roles that always delighted, but the prissy genius established himself in the publics mind as a charming, albeit stiff, person. Pennypacker has two company offices and two families with a combined total of 17 children.
Pennypacker 1959 full movie online streaming original title. Oddly enough webbs character in that film frank gilbreath was also a real person. John, ron ely, david nelson, larry gates and richard deacon. Its the only film that offers webb as a sex symbol he had played an angel in. Pennypacker, the film features sivaji ganesan playing the title role leading an ensemble cast consisting of rav.
This story bears some resemblance to webbs cheaper by the dozen, but it doesnt work near as well. Jan 22, 2020 this was the last film completed by pioneering science fiction producer george pal. Classic movies of the 50s online movie location service. Thought to be lost forever, here it is online for the first time in nearly a decade. Tcm needs to release this movie in dvd format for purchase. With an office in harrisburg and an office in philadelphia, he has successfully kept two separate homes. Jan 25, 2020 motor sundaram pillai is a 1966 indian tamillanguage comedydrama film, directed by s. However, when an emergency requires his oldest son to find him, mr. With an office in harrisburg and an office in philadelphia, he. The film is based on the 1953 broadway play of the same, which ran for 221 performances. The setting is the end of the 1800s and the intrepid pennypacker clifton webb runs a sausage company with two thriving plants in philadelphia and harrisburg.
Pennypacker, the film features sivaji ganesan playing the title role leading an ensemble cast consisting of ravichandran, sooryakumar, sivakumar, major sundarrajan, nagesh, kanchana, sowcar janaki, pandari. Ron ely tarzan actor, biography, age, education, son. Pennypacker 1959 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and. In 1840 there were 35 pennypacker families living in pennsylvania. Released by kritzerland in 2014 kr 200281 containing music from the remarkable mr.
Please practice handwashing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times. Pennypacker original cast list, original cast, current cast. Fielding, learns that he has been appointed vicar of a small rhode island parish. The remarkable mr pennypacker 1959 dvd clifton webb. Pennypacker holiday for lovers mister scoutmaster new dv at the best.1007 217 278 400 55 60 1508 234 324 308 604 229 427 529 705 83 1200 63 960 97 524 381 1405 527 411 174 417 1227 1656 1104 241 1494 1562 697 850 1348 1129 444 258 1274 1137 288 1160 850