Prime members enjoy free twoday delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, tv shows, original audio series, and kindle books. Find films and movies featuring clifton webb on allmovie. The other members of the family are wesleya precocious and mischievous grade school bratand. The film was never made and he returned to the broadway stage.
Before earning his college degree four years worth of study in six months. So he enrolls as a freshman in a major university, becoming the target for hazing f. Belvedere goes to college and a street in detroit called belvedere. Belvedere role, and shirley temple when she is a young adult. Last week, my new code film was du barry was a lady from 1943. We actually have a number of regular customers based in the us, canada and australia who never have problems with our region 2 discs. I am a film collector and found that the movies in this dvd were not restored. It follows on from sitting pretty 1948, and had a sequel, mr. Belvedere goes to college 1949 was the hilarious sequel to sitting pretty it turns out the guy who knows it all never got his college degree so he enters a university as a freshman and proclaims that he will finish the four year curriculum in just a few weeks. This particular film takes place after the war and highlights shirley temple as a war widow with a young son. This is a very funny movie with clifton webb playing his mr. Belvedere goes to college is from a series of films starring clifton webb playing the same character of mr. He also played gangsters in the invisible wall and roses are red. The films were not clear and had fuzzy look of the past before films were restored.
Belvedere discovers that he is ineligible for an honorary award because he never attended college. Just as in the other film it is in an uncredited role. Lezell named his company after a popular movie of the time called mr. Sitting pretty is a 1948 american comedy film which tells the story of a family who hires lynn belvedere, a man with a mysterious past, to babysit their children. Belvedere goes to college lynn belvedere 1949 sitting pretty lynn belvedere 1948 the dark corner hardy cathcart 1946 the razors edge elliott templeton 1946 laura waldo lydecker 1944. And it must have seemed a good idea to put clifton webb, as belvedere, the selfproclaimed genius, into a college setting so he could show everyone how smart he was even before getting a degree, but somehow mr.
This is a direct sequel to that film with belvedere needing cash after the success of, and subsequent lawsuits over, over his cataloguing of social mores and foibles in the bedroom community of hummingbird hill. Webbs performance in the film earned him an academy award nomination for best actor, and he reprised the role in two more movies, mr. As early as the 1950s, attempts were made to adapt the character to television. Belvedere goes to college anytime, anywhere with fandangonow. Over 100 more movies that really ought to be on dvd.
Mr b rings the bell is based on a play the silver whistle and the film does indeed suffer for it. Belvedere goes to college is a film directed by elliott nugent with clifton webb, shirley temple, tom drake, alan young, year. Belvedere goes to college 1949 directed by elliott. Domestic comedy romantic drama film noir melodrama romantic mystery showbiz comedy. Webb reprises his role as lynn belvedere, the worlds greatest genius, from the 1948 comedy film sitting pretty. Mr belvedere goes to college 1949 full movie youtube. Hugh herbert from the comic novel belvedere 1947 by gwen davenport. Film directorproducer otto preminger saw webb in the play and cast him as.
Belvedere goes to college, 1949, directed by elliott nugent, with clifton webb, shirley temple, tom drake, at turner classic movies. The film focuses on prickly genius lynn belvedere clifton webb who enrolls in a major university with the intention of obtaining a fouryear degree in only one year. Sitting pretty is filled with enough anecdotes to keep movie fans. After completing a grammar school education in new york city, he studied painting and. It stars robert young, maureen ohara, and clifton webb. Comedy 1949 1 hr 23 min starring clifton webb, shirley temple, alan young.
Shirley temple is a young reporter with a child whose husband has been killed in ww ii. To optimize your experience with your screen reading software, please use our website, which has the same tickets as our fandango. Jeff chandler biography,death,wife,children,acting career. Belvedere goes to college and it opened at the roxy yesterday. Directoractor elliot nugent seems attracted to college tales, judging from this film and the male animal which he starred in on broadway and directed on film. The main aspect of the film i found dated is the idea that being a single mother ellen baker shirley temple was such a huge scandal something that should. Clifton webb collection ohiolink finding aid repository. Belvedere goes to college, belvedere enrolls in a major university with the intention of completing the fouryear program in only one year. And in the 195060 time period, she took an interior decorating course. Jeff then went on to play a minor role as a policeman in the comedy film mr. A lot of dvd players around now are region free which play any dvd region. At the time of his mothers death in 1960, webb had completed all of his major film work. Belvedere goes to college is a 1949 american comedy film directed by elliott nugent. Belvedere goes to college and the fun begins when he meets americas sweetheart shirley temple.
Belvedere goes to college proved successful enough for a followup film, 1951s mr. Belvedere goes to college 1949 vostfr admin 20170526t17. Belvedere goes to college 1949 an authors return to college is disrupted by the attention of a journalism student who wants to write about him. A knowitall clifton webb enters college for the sole purpose of finishing four years in one.
I found this movie in our vhs collection, so i did a little research on it before deciding on it for my new code film of the week. Cast clifton webb as lynn belvedere shirley temple as ellen baker tom drake as. A middleaged genius goes to college for the first time. Belvedere goes to college 1949 clifton webb recreates his sitting pretty role as mr. Films like these place television on a grand stage to make the junior.
Mr belvedere goes to college 1949 dvd clifton webb. Tickets bfi southbank tickets bfi imax tickets bfi shop. Storywise, this picture is nothing like as round and recognizable in its humors as was that other film. Interestingly, his first film role was a oneline role as a criminal in johnny oclock. Mr belvedere rings the bell cliffton webb, joanne dru 1951 youtube 360p katerina creepy.1385 1323 1068 779 728 40 1255 451 498 1360 1526 26 18 1184 444 267 663 1420 871 96 1457 1141 833 182 1198 1106 1122 214 1009 980 1282 311 992 192 1118 77 67 934