~Bringing Up Father~
1928
~339-174: Gertrude Olmstead & Grant
Withers~
~Plot Synopsis~
Twenty years ago, Jiggs (Grant Withers) and Maggie (Gertrude Olmstead) agreed to marry--and
they have never agreed on anything since. Jiggs buys a luxurious mansion, and there Maggie and
her daughter give parties in order to become social successes. Excluded from the gaiety and ignored
by Maggie, Jiggs pretends to commit suicide. Maggie repents when she sees her "dead" husband,
and they are happily reunited when he reveals his trick.  

Plot Synopsis from afi.com
Directed by: Jack Conway    

Written by:  
Frances Marion - writer
Ralph Spence - titles

Based on the novel Based on: "Bringing Up Father" by George McManus
(newspaper cartoon feature).
~Cast~

J. Farrell MacDonald ...  Jiggs
Jules Cowles ...  Dinty Moore
Polly Moran ...  Maggie
Marie Dressler ...  Annie Moore
Gertrude Olmstead ...  Ellen
Grant Withers ...  Dennis
Andrés de Segurola ...  The Count
Rose Dione ...  Mrs. Smith
David Mir ...  Oswald
Tenen Holtz ...  Ginsberg Feitelbaum
Blanche Payson   
Margaret Lee ...  (uncredited)
~Remaining Credits~

Produced & Released by: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)

Cinematography by: William H. Daniels    
Film Editing by: Margaret Booth      
Costume Design by: Gilbert Clark    
Set Desingers: Cedric Gibbons & Merrill Pye

Length: 7 Reels
Runtime: 70 Minutes
Released: March 17, 1928
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~339-1-65: Grant Withers & Gertrude
Olmstead~
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