Papa's Delicate Condition (1963)

When his beloved daughter wants a pony, railroad man and perpetual drinker Jack Griffith (Jackie Gleason) buys her the entire circus. But when his wife leaves him and takes the children with her, he follows with the carnival in tow to win back their hearts. Along the way, the gregarious drunk falls in with other shenanigans yet always finds a way to come up smelling like roses. The lighthearted Academy Award-winning comedy co-stars Glynis Johns.

Directing:
  • George Marshall

Writing:
  • Jack Rose
  • Corinne Griffith

Stars:
Release Date: 1963-03-06
themoviedb icon 6.3/10
  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 98
Ned Glass
Ned Glass
Mr. Sparrow
Larri Thomas
Larri Thomas
Circus Performer
Glynis Johns
Glynis Johns
Amberlyn Griffith
Jackie Gleason
Jackie Gleaso...
Jack Griffith
Charles Ruggles
Charles Ruggl...
Anthony Ghio
Laurel Goodwin
Laurel Goodwi...
Augusta Griffith
Murray Hamilton
Murray Hamilt...
Mr. Harvey
Elisha Cook Jr.
Elisha Cook J...
Mr. Keith
Charles Lane
Charles Lane
Mr. Cosgrove
Don Beddoe
Don Beddoe
Mayor Ghio's assistant
Juanita Moore
Juanita Moore
Ellie
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