About

Ten-year-old orphan Patrick Dennis has come to live with his nearest relative and in the high times ahead, he's not going to believe his luck. Nor will you, because Patrick's relation is played by one of Hollywood's grandest dames. Reprising her Broadway triumph, Rosalind Russell won her fourth Oscar nomination and third Golden Globe Award as the marvelous madcap who lives life to the hilt. Aunti...

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Directed by

Morton DaCosta

Written by

Adolph Green (Screenplay)
Betty Comden (Screenplay)
Patrick Dennis (Novel)

Runtime

143 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Tops the Best-Seller! Tops the Play! The One and Only

Cast

Keywords

love orphan based on novel or book based on play or musical children eccentric guardian nephew socialite 1920s

Photos

Lists

#94 on AFI's 100 years...100 laughs AFI

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Picture Jack L. Warner

Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Leading Role Rosalind Russell

Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Oscar nomination for Best Cinematography, Color