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The First Time (1952)

89 min | Comedy

Expectant parents Joe and Betsy Bennett anxiously await the arrival of their new baby. Then after the baby arrives, they discover the unpleasant side of parenting: sleepless nights, extra bills and no more free time.See moreExpectant parents Joe and Betsy Bennett anxiously await the arrival of their new baby. Then after the baby arrives, they discover the unpleasant side of parenting: sleepless nights, extra bills and no more free time. Written by Daniel Bubbeo See less
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Hugo Butler (screenplay) (story) | Frank Tashlin
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Friedrich Hollaender (as Frederick Hollander)
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Updated Jan 31, 1952

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Jan 31, 1952 (United States)

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27 cast members
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Robert Cummings
Joe Bennet Joe Bennet   See fewer
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Barbara Hale
Betsey Bennet Betsey Bennet   See fewer
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Bill Goodwin
Mel Gilbert Mel Gilbert   See fewer
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Jeff Donnell
Donna Gilbert Donna Gilbert   See fewer
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Carl Benton Reid
Andrew Bennet Andrew Bennet   See fewer
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Mona Barrie
Cassie Mayhew Cassie Mayhew   See fewer
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Kathleen Comegys
Florence Bennet Florence Bennet   See fewer
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Paul Harvey
Leeming Leeming   See fewer
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Cora Witherspoon
Nurse Salisbury Nurse Salisbury   See fewer
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Diana Dawson
Bit Role Bit Role   See fewer
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Stuffy Singer
As the baby - he narrated the movie (voice) As the baby - he narrated the movie (voice)   See fewer
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Bea Benaderet
Mrs. Potter (uncredited) Mrs. Potter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Bradley
Nigel (uncredited) Nigel (uncredited)   See fewer
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Virginia Christine
Nurse (uncredited) Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lawrence Dobkin
Doctor (uncredited) Doctor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sandra Gould
Telephone Operator (uncredited) Telephone Operator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ida Moore
Old Lady (uncredited) Old Lady (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lyle Moraine
Salesman (uncredited) Salesman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Norma Jean Nilsson
Violet (uncredited) Violet (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dennis Ross
Boy (uncredited) Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Shimen Ruskin
Tidy Didy Man (uncredited) Tidy Didy Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Stanton
Boyfriend (uncredited) Boyfriend (uncredited)   See fewer
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Arthur Tovey
Salesman (uncredited) Salesman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Shirley Whitney
Nurse (uncredited) Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Wilkerson
Salesman (uncredited) Salesman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jean Willes
Fawn Wallace (uncredited) Fawn Wallace (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joy Windsor
Rita (uncredited) Rita (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.2 / 10 | 113 votes