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You'll Like My Mother

You'll Like My Mother

Patty Duke
Director: Lamont Johnson Cast: Patty Duke
Patty Duke
, Rosemary Murphy
Rosemary Murphy
, Richard Thomas
Richard Thomas
Lamont Johnson


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Though it sometimes looks like a TV "Movie of the Week' deflected to big screen, You'll Like My Mother is all in all a neat little nailbiter with a strong cast. Pregnant army widow Francesca Kinsolving (Patty Duke), conditioned by her late husband to expect a warm welcome, visits her in-laws in snowbound Minnesota. Mother-in-law Rosemary Murphy is not only resentful of Patty's presence, she refuses to acknowledge fact that her son ever married. There are other surprises in store for Francesca, including a homicidal son-in-law Richard Thomas and a mentally-challenged sister-in-law Sian Barbara Allen. In addition, Francesca's mother-in-law harbors a "little" secret: she's not Patty's real mother-in-law at all, but a scheming aunt who wants to inherit family fortune and wants no inconvenient relatives blocking her path. Slowly and deliberately, terror builds upon terror, right up to the bone-chilling finale. Jo Heims adapted the script from a Naomi A. Hintze novel.

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Product Details

Release Date: 01/31/2017
UPC: 0025192397547
Original Release: 1972
Source: Universal
Time: 1:34:00
Sales rank: 40,214

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Patty Duke Francesca Kinsolving
Rosemary Murphy Mrs. Kinsolving
Richard Thomas Kenny
Sian Barbara Allen Kathleen Kinsolving
Dennis Rucker Red Cooper
James Neumann Joey
Harold Congdon Man
James Glazman Breadman

Technical Credits
Lamont Johnson Director
Edward M. Abroms Editor
Mort Briskin Producer
Bill DeCinces Art Director
Jo Heims Screenwriter
Floyd Joyer Asst. Director
Jack A. Marta Cinematographer
Gil Melle Score Composer
Melvin M. Metcalfe Sound/Sound Designer
Charles A. Pratt Executive Producer
Vincent Saizis Cinematographer
Waldon O. Watson Sound/Sound Designer

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