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|Genre/Form:||Domestic comedy television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Comedy television programs
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Eugene B Rodney; Robert Young; Jane Wyatt; Elinor Donahue; Billy Gray; Lauren Chapin; Shout! Factory (Firm); Vivendi Visual Entertainment (Firm)
|Notes:||Title from container.
Originally broadcast on CBS television during the 1954-1955 season.
Contains all 26 episodes from the first season.
Special features: Disc 1: Daddy's girls (with Lauren Chapin and Elinor Donahue) : all-new interviews with the actresses who played the Anderson sisters, Kathy and Betty ; Disc 2: Robert Young's home movies (narrated by Young's grandson Bill Proffitt) : beautiful footage of Robert Young's real-life family shot between the 1930s and the 1970s reveals the inspiration behind much of "Father knows best"; Behind the scenes (narrated by Bill Proffitt) : rare color "home movies" from the set of "Father knows best" ; Disc 3: "24 hours in Tyrantland" : in 1959, the U.S. Department of the Treasury paid to have this special episode produced. It was never broadcast, but was shown in schools, churches and civic groups for the purpose of selling U.S. saving bonds. When Betty, Bud and Kathy don't want to help sell U.S. Bonds, Jim teaches them a lesson by making them spend a day living under a tyrannical dictator-- him! ; Disc 4: "Window on Main Street" pilot episode "The return" : shortly after "Father knows best" went off the air in 1960, Robert Young and Eugene B. Rodney returned to the CBS lineup producing this new series starring Young.
|Cast:||Robert Young, Jane Wyatt, Elinor Donahue, Billy Gray, Lauren Chapin.|
|Target Audience:||Not rated; appropriate for all audiences.|
|Description:||4 videodiscs (approximately 660 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Contents:||Disc 1: Bud takes up the dance --
Lesson in citizenship --
The motor scooter --
Football tickets --
Live my own life --
Grandpa Jim's rejuvenation --
Bud's encounter with the law. Disc 2: Thanksgiving Day --
Second honeymoon --
Typical father --
Margaret goes dancing --
The Christmas story --
Sparrow in the window --
Boy's week. Disc 3: A friend of old George's --
Bud the snob --
The promised playhouse --
Jim the farmer --
Father of the year --
The mink coat. Disc 4: The matchmaker --
Bud the bridesmaid --
Proud father --
Father delivers the papers --
No partiality --
|Other Titles:||Father knows best (Television program)|
|Responsibility:||a Rodney-Young production.|
- Fathers -- Ohio -- Springfield -- Drama.
- Parent and child -- Ohio -- Springfield -- Drama.
- Spouses -- Ohio -- Springfield -- Drama.
- Brothers and sisters -- Ohio -- Springfield -- Drama.
- Families -- Ohio -- Springfield -- Drama.
- Suburban life -- Ohio -- Springfield -- Drama.
- Springfield (Ohio) -- Drama.
- Brothers and sisters.
- Parent and child.
- Suburban life.
- Ohio -- Springfield.
- Parent-child relationship -- Ohio -- Springfield -- Drama.
- Husbands -- Ohio -- Springfield -- Drama.
- Wives -- Ohio -- Springfield -- Drama.
- Siblings -- Ohio -- Springfield -- Drama.
- Family life -- Ohio -- Springfield -- Drama.