Approved | | Drama, Comedy
A grumpy old fisherman tries to avoid marriage, contend with a daughter he never knew he had and scuttle the attempts of landlubbers who want to rob him of his seagiong livelihood, while the locals try to reform him.
This film was first telecast in Chicago Saturday 2 February 1957 on WBBM (Channel 2), followed by Seattle 20 February 1957 on KING (Channel 5), and by Los Angeles 25 February 1957 on KTTV (Channel 11); in Portland OR it first aired 8 April 1957 on KGW (Channel 8), in Honolulu 7 June 1957 on KHVH (Channel 13), in Minneapolis 20 June 1957 on KMGM (Channel 9), in Hartford CT 28 August 1957 on WHCT (Channel 18), and in Memphis 10 September 1957 on WHBQ (Channel 13); in Philadelphia its initial airing occurred 4 June 1958 on WFIL (Channel 6), in San Francisco 2 February 1959 on KGO (Channel 7) and in New York City 6 July 1959 on WCBS (Channel 2).
Did you like it, pa?
Bill Johansen: Oh, sure. I think they ought to do more singing though and less talking. Say, what do they do with all that there money that they collect, huh?
Marge Cavendish: To help the poor and ignorant. Like you!
Bill Johansen: Well, I guess I've been neglected.