The Housekeeper's Daughter (1939) - Rotten Tomatoes

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The Housekeeper's Daughter (1939)





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In this comedy, a gangster's moll gets tired of the mob scene and returns to her mother's house. Her mom is the housekeeper for a wealthy family. One of the rich children stumbles upon a series of clues to a murder that may involve the ex-moll's former lover.


John Hubbard
as Robert Randall
Adolphe Menjou
as Deakon Maxwell
William Gargan
as Ed O'Malley
Donald Meek
as Editor Wilson
John Hyams
as Prof. Randall
Leila McIntyre
as Mrs. Randall
Rosina Galli
as Mrs. Veroni
Tom Dugan
as Floyd's Boy
James Flavin
as Detective
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Critic Reviews for The Housekeeper's Daughter

All Critics (1)

The timing is perfectly executed for its slapstick.

September 20, 2013 | Rating: A- | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for The Housekeeper's Daughter

Lighthearted mix of crime and comedy moves at a good pace, no surprise with Roach directing, and helped by an able cast.

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