The Courtship of Eddie's Father
The Courtship of Eddie's Father (1963)

This heartwarming comedy centers on the attempts of a mischievous young boy to find the ideal woman for his lonely, widowed father. The father (Glenn Ford) is handsome enough and there is no shortage of eligible gals to choose from, but the… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: March 27, 1963
DVD Release Date: June 1, 2004
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Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Strange film about family tragedy masquerading as a comedy, the film does have some impressive sequences.

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Emanuel Levy

One of Minnellli's weakest (or is it modest?) serio comedies, dealing with the adjustment problems of a recent widower (Glenn Ford) and his young son (played by child actor-future director Ron Howard).

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Enjoyable family comedy.

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Lanning : )
I've never been a great Glenn Ford fan, but his low-intensity performance style actually works well here as Ron Howard engineers his dear dad's… More
jay nixon
Utterly charming delicate story of the sometime rocky love between a boy and his recently widowed father. Some of the standards are of course different but how… More