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Father Is a Prince (1940)

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57 min | Comedy, Drama

Carpet-sweeper manufacturer John Bower has no patience with inefficiency, lawyers, or vacuum cleaners. He's a bit of a skinflint, too. His family thinks he works too hard. He feels inferior for not having gone to college, so now he doesn't...See moreCarpet-sweeper manufacturer John Bower has no patience with inefficiency, lawyers, or vacuum cleaners. He's a bit of a skinflint, too. His family thinks he works too hard. He feels inferior for not having gone to college, so now he doesn't want his children going, either. His daughter Connie is afraid to break the news of her engagement to Gary Lee, especially since not only is Gary a lawyer and a college grad, but his father owns a vacuum-cleaner company, too. Written by Jim Beaver See less
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Director
Noel M. Smith (as Noel Smith)
Writers
Robert E. Kent (screen play) | Sophie Kerr (from a play by) (as Sophie Kerr Underwood) | Anna Steese Richardson (from a play by) (as Anna S. Richardson)
Cinematographer
Ted D. McCord (as Ted McCord)
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Updated Nov 18, 1940

Release date
Nov 18, 1940 (United States)

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20 cast members
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Grant Mitchell
John Bower John Bower   See fewer
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Nana Bryant
Susan Bower Susan Bower   See fewer
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John Litel
Dr. Mark Stone Dr. Mark Stone   See fewer
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George Reeves
Gary Lee Gary Lee   See fewer
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Jan Clayton
Connie Bower Connie Bower   See fewer
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Lee Patrick
Tess Haley Tess Haley   See fewer
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Billy Dawson
Tommy Bower Tommy Bower   See fewer
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Richard Clayton
Junior Bower Junior Bower   See fewer
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John Ridgely
Salesman Salesman   See fewer
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Frank Wilcox
Income Tax Investigator Income Tax Investigator   See fewer
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Vera Lewis
Carrie Carrie   See fewer
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Frank Ferguson
Ben Haley Ben Haley   See fewer
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Pierre Watkin
Mr. Lee Mr. Lee   See fewer
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Mary Currier
Mrs. Lee Mrs. Lee   See fewer
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Frank Orth
Drugstore Proprieter Drugstore Proprieter   See fewer
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Creighton Hale
Lawrence - Bower's Accountant (uncredited) Lawrence - Bower's Accountant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Phyllis Hamilton
Nurse (uncredited) Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hope Landin
Woman with Baby Carriage (uncredited) Woman with Baby Carriage (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Mower
Postman (uncredited) Postman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fred Walburn
Mortimer 'Mort' Black (uncredited) Mortimer 'Mort' Black (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.4 / 10 | 88 votes