Wow I didn’t know he was a real person. That movie is one of my all time favorites. RIP Frank
I loved that movie as a kid. As soon as I could find it on DVD I bought it so my kids could watch it. I didn’t like the remake as much but enjoyed it.
Another favorite was “With Six You Get Eggroll”? I think that was the name of it. I haven’t been able to find it on DVD. I’ve also been looking for another one I enjoyed as a kid/teen, “The Impossible Years.”
They heloed Henry Fonda out to us so he could stand on a wing of the bridge and wave to Lucille Ball as we sailed under the Golden Gate Bridge.
I was on the flight deck about midships standing next to a huffer unit.If I look real close whenever I see this old movie I can pick myself out.
For all these years I've told everybody that I was in a Hollywood movie with Henry Fonda.
Well,it's true isn't it?
The book was titled “Who Gets the Drumstick?”. I’ll have to put it on my reading list for this winter and watch the movie again too.
Rest in peace, Frank. This is one of my all-time favorite movies. I have it on DVD.
RIP Mr. Beardsley.
Thanks for posting this. I loved that movie, we didn’t got to too many when I was a kid, so that one was special. I still remember the scene where the dad was making the bologna sandwiches for the kids’ lunches, dealing everything out like in a card game.
Here’s a true story about Lucille Ball: my friend’s brother got lost at the NY World’s Fair and got found by Lucy in her limo! She took good care of him and got him reunited with his family. It seems she was a very down to earth person.