The Remarkable Mr. Pennypacker (1959) Movie

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(Hollywood) USA

Ratings / Votes
7.0/ 10 (138 Votes)

MPAA Ratings

Production Company
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation [us]

Production Designer

All Producers

All Directors


Release Date
(Finland) - 30 January 1959
(USA) - 20 February 1959
(Sweden) - 27 April 1959
(Denmark) - 7 March 1960

Running Time

He Had Two Wives And Led Two Lives... He's The Best Dad Two Families Ever Had - At The Same Time!

based-on-play, bigamy, character-name-in-title,

Technical Support
CAM:Bausch & Lomb Lenses
OFM:35 mm
PFM:35 mm
RAT:2.35 : 1

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Full Cast

  1. Coburn, Charles (I) as [Grampa Pennypacker] <3>
  2. Deacon, Richard (I) as [Sheriff] <10>
  3. Dunn, Harvey B. as (uncredited) [The Verger]
  4. Ely, Ron as [Wilbur Fielding] <5>
  5. Ferrell, Ray (I) as (uncredited) [Charlie Pennypacker]
  6. Gates, Larry (I) as [Rev. Dr. Fielding] <9>
  7. Harrison, David (XIII) as (uncredited) [Dick Pennypacker]
  8. Harrison, Donald (II) as (uncredited) [Bobby Pennypacker]
  9. Hughes, William (I) as (uncredited) [Bank Teller]
  10. Leviness, Carl M. as (uncredited) [Bookkeeper]
  11. Losby, Donald as (uncredited) [Benny Pennypacker]
  12. Nelson, David (I) as [Henry Pennypacker] <7>
  13. Rangno, Terry as (uncredited) [Teddy Pennypacker]
  14. Sanford, Ralph (I) as (uncredited) [The Fire Chief]
  15. Stricklyn, Ray as [Horace Pennypacker III] <6>
  16. Van Scoyk, Chris as (uncredited) [David Pennypacker]
  17. Van Scoyk, Jon as (uncredited) [Edward Pennypacker]
  18. Webb, Clifton as [Mr. Horace Pennypacker] <1>
  19. Wendell, Howard as (uncredited) [Sexton]
  20. Baird, Pamela as (uncredited) [Nancy Pennypacker]
  21. Capri, Ahna as (uncredited) [Babs Pennypacker]
  22. DeCarl, Nancy as (uncredited) [Ann Pennypacker]
  23. Freeman, Joan (I) as (uncredited) [Mary Pennypacker]
  24. Gibson, Mimi as (uncredited) [Elizabeth Pennypacker]
  25. McGuire, Dorothy (I) as [Mrs. Emily 'Ma' Pennypacker] <2>
  26. Merande, Doro as (uncredited) [Miss Haskins]
  27. Mountford, Diane as (uncredited) [Trudy Pennypacker]
  28. O Mahoney, Nora as (uncredited) [Mrs. McNair]
  29. Saunders, Mary Jane as (uncredited) [Laurie Pennypacker]
  30. St. John, Jill as [Kate Pennypacker] <4>
  31. Stickney, Dorothy as [Aunt Jane Pennypacker] <8>


  1. Comedy

Full Plot

In early 1900s' Pennsylvania, Mr. Pennypacker has two company offices and two families with a combined total of 17 children. With an office in Harrisburg and an office in Philadelphia, he has successfully kept two separate homes. However, when an emergency requires his oldest son to find him, Mr. Pennypacker's dual life is revealed. Plot not found

Movie Certificate

S (Finland)
15 (Sweden)

Music Composers

  1. Harline, Leigh


  1. Krasner, Milton R.


Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation [us] - (1959) (USA) (theatrical)

Film Editors

  1. Mace, William (I)


  1. Shain, Carl (I) (dialogue coach) (uncredited)

Other Titles

  1. Der ehrbare Bigamist (1959) (ENG)
    (West Germany)

  2. Il molto onorevole mr Pennypacker (1959) (ENG)