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Father Was a Fullback (1949)

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84 min | Comedy, Sport

Football coach George Cooper has as many problems managing his football team as he has at home dealing with his daughters, Ellen and Connie.
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Writers
Clifford Goldsmith (story) | Aleen Leslie (screenplay) | Casey Robinson (screenplay) | Mary Loos (screenplay) | Richard Sale (screenplay)
Composer
Cyril J. Mockridge (as Cyril Mockridge)
Cinematographer
Lloyd Ahern Sr. (as Lloyd Ahern)
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Updated Sep 30, 1949

Release date
Sep 30, 1949 (United States)

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57 cast members
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Fred MacMurray
George Cooper George Cooper   See fewer
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Maureen O'Hara
Elizabeth Cooper Elizabeth Cooper   See fewer
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Betty Lynn
Connie Cooper Connie Cooper   See fewer
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Rudy Vallee
Mr. Jessup Mr. Jessup   See fewer
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Thelma Ritter
Geraldine Geraldine   See fewer
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Natalie Wood
Ellen Cooper Ellen Cooper   See fewer
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Jim Backus
Professor Sullivan (as James G. Backus) Professor Sullivan (as James G. Backus)   See fewer
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Richard Tyler
Joe Birch Joe Birch   See fewer
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Buddy Martin
Cheerleader Cheerleader   See fewer
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Frank Mills
Assistant Football Coach Assistant Football Coach   See fewer
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Louise Lorimer
Mrs. Jones Mrs. Jones   See fewer
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Ruth Clifford
Neighbor Neighbor   See fewer
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Robert Adler
Grandstand Bit Part (uncredited) Grandstand Bit Part (uncredited)   See fewer
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Billy Armstrong
Football Player (uncredited) Football Player (uncredited)   See fewer
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Don Barclay
Grandstand 'Coach' (uncredited) Grandstand 'Coach' (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Barnes
Football Player (uncredited) Football Player (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gilbert Barnett
Stinky Parker (uncredited) Stinky Parker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rodney Bell
Grandstand 'Coach' (uncredited) Grandstand 'Coach' (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Bernard
Delivery Boy (uncredited) Delivery Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Al Cantor
Football Player (uncredited) Football Player (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Carter
Grandstand Bit Part (uncredited) Grandstand Bit Part (uncredited)   See fewer
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Floyd Collier
Football Player (uncredited) Football Player (uncredited)   See fewer
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Heinie Conklin
Ed (uncredited) Ed (uncredited)   See fewer
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Roderick Craig
Football Player (uncredited) Football Player (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fred Dale
Cheerleader (uncredited) Cheerleader (uncredited)   See fewer
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Nate De Francisco
Football Player (uncredited) Football Player (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bob DeLauer
Football Player (uncredited) Football Player (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gwenn Fields
Daphne Sullivan (uncredited) Daphne Sullivan (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bess Flowers
Football Fan (uncredited) Football Fan (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Flynn
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Don Garlan
Football Player (uncredited) Football Player (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Hanlon
Radio Announcer (uncredited) Radio Announcer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sam Harris
Alumnus at Dinner (uncredited) Alumnus at Dinner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hal Hatfield
Football Player (uncredited) Football Player (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe Haworth
Skip, Reporter in Locker Room (uncredited) Skip, Reporter in Locker Room (uncredited)   See fewer
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Don Hicks
Bill (uncredited) Bill (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pat Kane
Bellhop (uncredited) Bellhop (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kenner G. Kemp
Alumnus at Dinner (uncredited) Alumnus at Dinner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hubie Kerns
Football Player (uncredited) Football Player (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lee MacGregor
Cheerleader (uncredited) Cheerleader (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mike Mahoney
Pete, the Sailor (uncredited) Pete, the Sailor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bill Martin
Football Player (uncredited) Football Player (uncredited)   See fewer
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John T. Martin
Football Player (uncredited) Football Player (uncredited)   See fewer
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Boyd 'Red' Morgan
Football Player (uncredited) Football Player (uncredited)   See fewer
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Forbes Murray
Mr. Higgins, College President (uncredited) Mr. Higgins, College President (uncredited)   See fewer
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Newell Oestreich
Football Player (uncredited) Football Player (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Patten
Manager (uncredited) Manager (uncredited)   See fewer
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Volney Peters
Football Player (uncredited) Football Player (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bill Radovich
Football Player (uncredited) Football Player (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Salata
Football Player (uncredited) Football Player (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Schutte
Football Player (uncredited) Football Player (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Self
Willie Davis (uncredited) Willie Davis (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bob Simpson
Football Player (uncredited) Football Player (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wilson Wood
Grandstand 'Coach' (uncredited) Grandstand 'Coach' (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Zilly
Football Player (uncredited) Football Player (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.5 / 10 | 331 votes