The Great Gildersleeve (film)

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The Great Gildersleeve
Directed by Gordon Douglas
William Dorfman (assistant)
Produced by Herman Schlom
Written by Jack Townley
Julien Josephson
Starring Harold Peary
Jane Darwell
Music by Constantin Bakaleinikoff
Cinematography Frank Redman
Edited by John Lockert
Release date
  • December 17, 1942 (1942-12-17)[1]
Running time
62 minutes
Country United States
Language English

The Great Gildersleeve is a 1942 American comedy film directed by Gordon Douglas. Based on the popular NBC radio series The Great Gildersleeve created by Leonard L. Levinson, which ran from 1941 to 1950, this was the first of four films in the Gildersleeve's series produced and distributed by RKO Radio Pictures. The screenplay was written by Jack Townley and Julien Josephson, and the film stars Harold Peary and Jane Darwell.



  1. ^ "The Great Gildersleeve: Detail View". American Film Institute. Archived from the original on March 29, 2014. Retrieved September 17, 2014. 

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