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1 hr. 55 min.

Plot Summary
On an island in the South Seas, Walter Eckland (Cary Grant) lives a quiet life. That changes when he's persuaded to serve as a lookout for the Allies, watching for enemy ships. Eckland, whose main interest is drinking, proves bad at his job and is sent to fetch a replacement from another island. Instead he finds a stranded teacher, Catherine (Leslie Caron), and her pupils. After Eckland brings the group to his island, romantic sparks fly between the prim schoolmistress and the slovenly loner.

Cast: Cary Grant , Leslie Caron , Trevor Howard , Jack Good , Nicole Felsette , Verina Greenlaw , Pip Sparke , Jennifer Berrington

Director: Ralph Nelson

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: Universal Pictures

Father Goose (1964)

Release Date: August 16th, 2002|1 hr. 55 min.

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  • October 11, 2011 Steve O
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    I love this movie but whoever wrote the plot review for this movie has obviously never watched it. This movie won the Academy Award for Best Story and Screenplay. The one thing the plot reviewer is that Cary Grant played against him image as a drunken, unshaven, unkempt sailing bum. He is forced to \"volunteer\" to be a \"*************\", someone who watched for Japanese activity in the south Pacific under control of Australia. He\'s stranded on a small, uninhabited island and to get him to cooperate with the **************, they hide his liquor throughout the island. He gets one bottle for every confirmed sighting. Then along comes Leslie Caron as a prim nanny/tutor for 7 girls who get stranded on the island as well. I saw this movie with my mom when I was a kid at a drive-in. I still enjoy it since I do have it on DVD. If you\'ve never seen this movie, check it out.

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