The Family Jewels (1965)

100 mins | Comedy | 1965

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CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
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PARENT COMPANY
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NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
Asst dir
PRODUCERS
Assoc prod
WRITERS
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
ART DIRECTORS
Art dir
Art dir
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Film ed
Film ed
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COSTUMES
Cost
MUSIC
Mus score & cond
VISUAL EFFECTS
Spec photog eff
DETAILS
Premiere Information:
Dallas opening: 1 July 1965
Copyright Claimant:
Jerry Lewis Productions
Copyright Date:
16 June 1965
Copyright Number:
LP30969
Physical Properties:
Sound
Color
Technicolor
Duration(in mins):
100
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Donna, a precocious 9-year-old, inherits $30 million when her father dies. The will stipulates that she must choose one of her six uncles to be her new father. Accompanied by the family chauffeur, Willard, she visits each of the uncles: James, an old ferryboat captain; Everett, a circus clown; Eddie, an airline pilot; Julius, a fashion photographer; Skylock, a private investigator; and "Bugs," a gangster. All are well-meaning except Everett, who hates children, and "Bugs," who tries to kidnap Donna and hold her for ransom. None of them really appeals to her, but "Uncle Everett" turns up to claim her. Donna recognizes Willard disguised as the clown and is happy to choose him as her adopted ... +


Donna, a precocious 9-year-old, inherits $30 million when her father dies. The will stipulates that she must choose one of her six uncles to be her new father. Accompanied by the family chauffeur, Willard, she visits each of the uncles: James, an old ferryboat captain; Everett, a circus clown; Eddie, an airline pilot; Julius, a fashion photographer; Skylock, a private investigator; and "Bugs," a gangster. All are well-meaning except Everett, who hates children, and "Bugs," who tries to kidnap Donna and hold her for ransom. None of them really appeals to her, but "Uncle Everett" turns up to claim her. Donna recognizes Willard disguised as the clown and is happy to choose him as her adopted father. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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