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  • TBC
  • Adventure, Comedy
  • 1964
  • 118 mins

Father Goose

Film4 Father Goose

Synopsis

Persuaded by Australian naval officer Commodore Houghton to spy on planes flying overhead in return for a liquor shipment, Eckland (Cary Grant) manages to keep World War II at bay.

About

Grant, uncharacteristically, plays unkempt alcoholic beach bum Eckland in this, his penultimate film. Eckland he soon finds himself more involved when a French schoolmistress (Caron) and seven little girls crash land nearby while on the run from the Japanese.

Cast & Connections

  • Actor: Pip Sparke, Jack Good, Leslie Caron, Cary Grant, Trevor Howard, Verina Greenlaw
  • Director: Ralph Nelson
  • Writer: Frank Tarloff, Peter Stone
  • Producer: Robert Arthur
  • Photographer: Charles Lang

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