About

At a family reunion, the Cooper clan find that their parents' home is being foreclosed. "Temporarily," Ma moves in with son George's family, Pa with daughter Cora. But the parents are like sand in the gears of their middle-aged children's well regulated households. Can the old folks take matters into their own hands?

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Directed by

Leo McCarey

Written by

Viña Delmar (Screenplay)
Josephine Lawrence (Novel)
Nolan Leary (Theatre Play)

Runtime

92 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

They want to live their own lives... Can you blame them?

Cast

Keywords

bridge parents daughter–in–law elderly couple retirement home eavesdropping family reunion rhumba septuagenarian son-in-law ballroom dance band general store

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