Olive Signature: "FATHER GOOSE (1964)" [LIMITED TO 3,500 BLU-RAY UNITS] Release On NOV 28th!


In what would be his second-to-last film appearance, screen legend Cary Grant (Operation Petticoat) is paired with the enchanting Leslie Caron (Gigi) in Father Goose, and the battle of the sexes has never been as funny or as romantic.

When boozy beachcomber Walter Eckland (Grant) is blackmailed into service as a lookout by the Allied Forces during World War II, little does he realize that his idyllic island getaway will soon become a haven for seven schoolgirls and their prim and proper teacher. Rescued by Eckland from a nearby island following an enemy attack, Catherine Freneau (Caron) and her seven mischievous charges will turn the life of the grumpy, whiskey-soaked Eckland on its ear. Adding to the fun is Trevor Howard (The Third Man) as Commander Frank Houghton, the proverbial thorn in Eckland’s side. 
 


Father Goose, directed by Ralph Nelson (Lilies of the Field) from an Academy Award® winning screenplay (Best Original Screenplay, 1964) by Peter Stone and Frank Tarloff based on a story by S.H. Barnett, was photographed by Academy Award winner Charles Lang Jr. (A Farewell to Arms) and features a score by Cy Coleman (Sweet Charity), which includes the Father Goose theme song, “Pass Me By.”
 
Jeremy [Six Strings]

1 comment:

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

I remember seeing that one years and years ago...
Hope you had a good Thanksgiving, Jeremy!