June 16, 1950 in US cinemas: Spencer Tracy is ‘Father Of The Bride’

“The Bride gets the THRILLS! Father gets the BILLS!”

Father_Of_the_Bride-1950Father of the Bride is an American comedy film directed by Vincente Minnelli, about a man trying to cope with preparations for his daughter’s upcoming wedding. The movie stars Spencer Tracy in the titular role, Joan Bennett, Elizabeth Taylor, Don Taylor, Billie Burke, and Leo G. Carroll. It was adapted by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett from the novel by Edward Streeter. Father of the Bride was nominated for Academy Awards for Best Actor in a Leading Role, Best Picture and Best Writing, Screenplay. [Wikipedia]

Kay Banks (Taylor) announces her engagement to Buckley Dunstan (Taylor). Her parents, Stanley and Ellie Banks (Tracy and Bennett), are concerned because they haven’t met him and Kay seems to be rushing into marriage… [IMDB]Cinema-US-06-16-1950

Watch the trailer on the Movieclips Trailer Vault YouTube Channel.

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