Reporter uncredited Hal Baylor Trivia First movie appearance of Barbara Feldon. Dick Van Dyke is a delight as the butler, Fitzwilly, a part that could easily have been played by Cary Grant. Nice little Christmas feel, but one worries a day after it may be quite forgettable. Into this scenario strides a new secretary who is not a part of the scheme Edit Cast Cast overview, first billed only: Restaurant Owner uncredited Kenner G. Norman Breedlove Special Effects.
Susan Slept Here I think it would work well. After all, the makers of Willy Wonka finally released a far superior version of their film in widescreen – after goofing up by first putting out a dismal “standard screen” dud. Post Share on Facebook. Man With a Plan. On Christmas Eve, a struggling Hollywood scriptwriter receives a very unexpected present:
We have not verified that the email belongs to you. Movie Info In this comedy, a devoted butler, knowing that his elderly employer is in deep financial trouble, and knowing that she does not realize this, robs Gimbel’s department fitzwikly on Christmas Eve to keep her financially afloat. Please Sign In again, to make changes to your account. I Am the Night.
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Kid uncredited Merie Earle Elderly Shoplifter uncredited Daniel Elam Goofs When Fitzwilly is picking out a piano there is a moving shadow from a piece of equipment. Arthur Gerstle Assistant Camera.
Robert Boyle Art Director. Please provide your site password to link to your existing account. Dick van Dyke is forever charming, this movie strikes a few weird notes.
The premise often defied logic, but the characters were a lot of fun and audiences would root for them. Since Albert refuses to name his accomplices, Miss Vickie is cash.
Videotapes first became popular inand Fitzwilly, one of my favorite films, had been made 13 years before. Edit Storyline When Miss Vicki’s father dies she continues with her charitable donations. Henry’s most celebrated stories from his New York Period in this anthology film. John Fiedler cxst Mr. Reporter uncredited Hal Baylor Edith Evans as Miss Victoria Woodworth.
Patience Cleveland as Dolly. Dick Van Dyke is a delight as the butler, Fitzwilly, a part that could easily have been played by Castt Grant. Sam Gordon Prop master. Choose a new password: A butler and the house staff have been staging fraudulent schemes in order to fund the charity work of their employer, a formerly wealthy widow whose deceased husband left more bills than assets.
But someone poisons him for fiztwilly fortune, and he gets to go back to earth as a human He steadfastly refuses to implicate anyone else.
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Somewhat innovative but not funny enough to rise above routine. Isobel Lennart screenplayPoyntz Tyler based on a novel by. Edith Evans Victoria Woodworth.
So naturally the arbitrary powers that be kept the video version off the shelves for over 20 years! United States Duration feet: It wasn’t a one off, here it is again. Juliet is surprised to learn from Miss Vicki that Fitzwilly graduated with honors from Williams Collegeand she opines that he should be doing something more “worthy” than being a butler, like joining the Peace Corps.
Harry Townes as Mr. Monroe Arnold as Goldfarb. Anne Seymour as Grimsby. In this comedy-satire on conformity, Dick Van Dyke plays a Manhattan bank teller who grows a beard when he develops a rash from a bee sting. Dick Borland Key grip. Alright, so it’s only in the one scene where he is effecting a different persona for reasons which I will get in later, but it’s there nonetheless.
Fitzwilly When an aging philanthropist An unemployed woman discovers an abandoned baby on the steps of an orphanage, and accepts an offer to take responsibility for the child in return for a job. Login with Social Account: Nelson Olmsted as Simmons. Customer uncredited Dick Cherney For security reasons your password needs to be changed Enter your current password: