Sitting Pretty(Movie, 1948)

1h 23min | Genres: Comedy, Kids & Family
Sitting PrettyRating: 3.5/5 (with 1919 votes)
Sitting Pretty is a 1948 American comedy film which tells the story of a family who hires Lynn Belvedere, a man with a mysterious past, to babysit their children. It stars Robert Young, Maureen O'Hara, and Clifton Webb. The film was adapted by F. Hugh Herbert from Gwen Davenport's 1947 comic novel Belvedere. It was directed by Walter Lang. The character of Belvedere proved so popular and Webb reprised his role in two more sequels: Mr. Belvedere Goes to College (1949) and Mr. Belvedere Rings the Bell (1951). ()
Movie poster of Sitting Pretty

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Awards & Nominations for Sitting Pretty

Academy Award for Best Actor

About Sitting Pretty

Tacey and Harry King are a suburban couple with three sons and a serious need of a babysitter. Tacey puts an ad in the paper for a live-in babysitter, and the ad is answered by Lynn Belvedere. But when she arrives, she turns out to be a man. And not just any man, but a most eccentric, outrageously forthright genius with seemingly a million careers and experiences behind him.

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Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN), Italian (IT)
Translated into 7 languages: German (DE), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Italian (IT), Russian (RU), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 03/10/1948
Director: Walter Lang
Producer: Samuel G. Engel
Screenwriter: F. Hugh Herbert
Executive Producer: Darryl F. Zanuck
Film Editor: Harmon Jones
Director of Photography: Norbert Brodine
Composer: Alfred Newman
Production Designer: Leland Fuller
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Niñera moderna"
Keywords: babysitter

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