Bringing Up Father


1928

Film Details

Release Date
Mar 17, 1928
Premiere Information
not available
Production Company
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures
Country
United States
Screenplay Information
Based on the novel Based on: "Bringing Up Father" by George McManus (newspaper cartoon feature).

Technical Specs

Sound
Silent
Color
Black and White
Film Length
6,344ft (7 reels)

Synopsis

Twenty years ago Jiggs and Maggie agreed to marry--and they have never agreed on anything since. Jiggs buys a luxurious mansion, and there Maggie and her daughter give parties in order to become social successes. Excluded from the gaiety and ignored by Maggie, Jiggs pretends to commit suicide. Maggie repents when she sees her "dead" husband, and they are happily reunited when he reveals his trick.

Film Details

Release Date
Mar 17, 1928
Premiere Information
not available
Production Company
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures
Country
United States
Screenplay Information
Based on the novel Based on: "Bringing Up Father" by George McManus (newspaper cartoon feature).

Technical Specs

Sound
Silent
Color
Black and White
Film Length
6,344ft (7 reels)

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