The First Time (1952 film)
|The First Time|
|Directed by||Frank Tashlin|
|Produced by||Harold Hecht|
|Screenplay by||Jean Rouverol|
|Based on||(Based on a Story)|
|Narrated by||Stuffy Singer|
|Music by||Friedrich Hollaender|
|Edited by||Viola Lawrence|
|Distributed by||Columbia Pictures|
Expectant parents Joe (Robert Cummings) and Betsy (Barbara Hale) Bennett are anxiously await the arrival of their new baby. Then, after the baby arrives, they discover the other side of parenting: sleepless nights, mounting expenses, and little free time.
The film was originally called Small Wonder. It was produced by Halburt, the production company of Harold Hecht and Burt Lancaster. It was originally to have starred Larry Parks but he was ruled unavailable because of possible future appearances in front of the House of Un-American Activities Committee. Robert Cummings stepped in instead. His co star was Barbara Hale, making her first appearance after the birth of her son William Katt. Filming started April 1951.|Filming started 4 June 1951.
- "FIRST TIME", The Monthly Film Bulletin London Vol. 19, Iss. 216, (Jan 1, 1952): 50.
- "Drama: Barbara Hale 'Small Wonder' Star". Los Angeles Times. 12 Apr 1951. p. B11.
- SAM ZOLOTOW. (Apr 13, 1951). "OVERHEAD FORCES 'JULIET' TO LEAVE". New York Times. p. 20.
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