Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation (1962)

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James Stewart and Maureen O'Hara star as Roger and Peggy Hobbs, a St. Louis couple with a large brood who desire a seaside vacation. Renting a cottage by the ocean is just the first step in a summer fraught with disasters, including a couch potato son, a shy daughter with newly installed braces, a pair of grown daughters who have married badly, and a local yachtsman with eyes for Peggy. Not to mention the ramshackle state of the shoreline abode, Roger and Peggy's new grandparent status, and incidents involving a sexy neighbor, a sailboat regatta and bird watching. ~ Karl Williams, All Movie Guide

Rotten Tomatoes: Fresh 80% / Audience 71%

Rated G,  1 hr 56 mins

GENRES
Comedy • Family
DIRECTION
Henry Koster
CAST
James Stewart  •  Maureen O'Hara  •  Fabian  •  John Saxon

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CAST & CHARACTERS
James Stewart Roger Hobbs
Maureen O'Hara Peggy Hobbs
Fabian Joe
John Saxon Byron
Marie Wilson Mrs. Emily Turner
Lili Gentle Janie Grant
Reginald Gardiner Reggie McHugh
Lauri Peters Katey Hobbs
John McGiver Martin Turner
Doris Packer Dance emcee
Natalie Trundy Susan Carver
Michael Burns Danny Hobbs