Papa's Delicate Condition (1963) (Blu-ray)
Directed by George Marshall
Elisha Cook Jr.
Comedy legend Jackie Gleason (TV’s The Honeymooners) stars in this warm-hearted look back at one family's larger-than-life father. Set at the start of the 20th century, Gleason plays Jack Griffith, a gregarious railroad man whose love for his family is rivaled only by his love for the bottle. Griffith's penchant for outrageous behavior, followed up by more outrageous gifts to atone for it, has begun to alienate his wife and oldest daughter, although his youngest still adores her father. Gleason portrays Griffith with a mixture of humor and humanity, and the end result is a moving portrait of a family's ups and downs. Gleason's performance of the Oscar winning song (Call Me Irresponsible) by Jimmy Van Heusen (music) and Sammy Cahn (lyrics) is not to be missed. Hollywood veteran George Marshall (Destry Rides Again) directed this heartwarming comedy that features a wonderful cast that includes Glynis Johns (Mary Poppins), Charles Ruggles (Bringing Up Baby), Ned Glass (West Side Story), Murray Hamilton (Jaws) and Elisha Cook, Jr. (The Maltese Falcon).
Blu-ray Extras Include:
RT' @BrattleTheatre': Mar, a trans woman, returns to her old neighborhood, where she's confronted with the changes that gentrification has br…
RT' @AWFJ': For your wknd watch, pick a flick from' @AWFJ's' curated #AWFJpresents series on' https://t.co/0DWaEl6E7V' Enjoy' @DianeKurys'' bubbly…
RT' @Carlos_Film': As you make your list of the best movies of the first half of 2021 ask yourself, “Have I watched the Mexican film IDENTIFY…
RT' @jbfc_ny': Featuring nine stories hailing from Nigeria, Uganda, The Philippines, and more, #WhoWillStartAnotherFire is the first collecti…
This virtual Q&A is starting now! If you didn't RSVP, don't fret – you can watch it live on YouTube:…' https://t.co/sMl8IPAMqk'
@iamhashbrown That’s probably connected. Canadian films are more likely to sell to a different distributor up there…' https://t.co/btz5he7UlG'
Tonight at 7pm ET!' @ZacharyQuinto', Jim Parsons, and director Lisa Immordino Vreeland talk TRUMAN & TENNESSEE with a…' https://t.co/Q3j366gL4R'
RT' @KLStudioClassic': Coming September 28th! Lucky Luciano (1973) • 4K Restoration from the Original Camera Negative • Audio Commentary by…
Top 4 titles from the first day of our' @KLStudioClassic' June Swoon Sale! What did/will you get? Full list of 400 B…' https://t.co/3kJMMCli8h'
Inquiries & Press
333 W. 39th St., Ste. 503
New York, NY 10018
Tel. (800) 562-3330
Fax. (212) 714-0871
Press & Media
For publicity assistance and press inquiries please contact us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 212-629-6880.