Chicken Every Sunday

Overview

George Seaton's 1948 comedy Chicken Every Sunday was based on the play by Julius J. Epstein and Philip G. Epstein as well as the original memoirs of Rosemary Taylor. Set during the turn of the century on the American frontier, Emily Heffernan ({Celeste Holm) is the practical wife of foolish would-be businessman Jim Heffernan (Dan Dailey). While Emily struggles to keep the household together by renting out rooms to boarders, Jim wastes the family's earnings on get-rich-quick schemes. Told in flashback, Emily ...
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Overview

George Seaton's 1948 comedy Chicken Every Sunday was based on the play by Julius J. Epstein and Philip G. Epstein as well as the original memoirs of Rosemary Taylor. Set during the turn of the century on the American frontier, Emily Heffernan ({Celeste Holm) is the practical wife of foolish would-be businessman Jim Heffernan (Dan Dailey). While Emily struggles to keep the household together by renting out rooms to boarders, Jim wastes the family's earnings on get-rich-quick schemes. Told in flashback, Emily recalls her 20-year marriage before filing for divorce. Emily has had enough and wants to leave, but their friends try to get them back together. Also starring Colleen Townsend, Alan Young, and a ten-year-old Natalie Wood.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/27/2012
  • UPC: 024543810469
  • Original Release: 1948
  • Rating:

  • Source: Fox Mod
  • Presentation: B&W / Pan & Scan
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:34:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 37,507

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Dan Dailey Jim Hefferen
Celeste Holm Emily Hefferen
Colleen Townsend Rosemary Hefferen
Alan Young Geoffrey Lawson
Natalie Wood Ruth Hefferan
William Frawley George Kirby
Connie Gilchrist Millie Moon
Veda Ann Borg Rita Kirby
Porter Hall Sam Howell
Whit Bissell Mr. Robinson
Katherine Emery Mrs. Lawson
Roy Roberts Harry Bowers
Hal K. Dawson Jake Barker
Percy Helton Mr. Sawyer
Mary Field Miss Gilly
Anthony Sydes Oliver Hefferan
H.T. Tsiang Charley
Lorin Raker Mr. Lawson
Junius Matthews Deacon Wilson
Dick Ryan Bartender
Ruth Rickaby Nurse
Edward Keane Joe
Jack Kirkwood Harris
Francis Pierlot Charles Blaine
Wilson Wood Robert Hart
Eddie Laughton Process Server
Frank Meredith Moving man
Jack Daley Moving Man
Art Smith Mr. Johnson
Technical Credits
George Seaton Director, Screenwriter
Alfred Bruzlin Sound/Sound Designer
Valentine Davies Screenwriter
Roger Heman Sound/Sound Designer
Richard Irvine Art Director
Harry Jackson Cinematographer
Harry Jackson Cinematographer
Thomas K. Little Set Decoration/Design
Kay Nelson Costumes/Costume Designer
Alfred Newman Score Composer
Ben Nye Sr. Makeup
William Perlberg Producer
Stuart A. Reiss Set Decoration/Design
Fred Sersen Special Effects
Robert L. Simpson Editor
Lyle Wheeler Art Director
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