Dear Brigitte (1965) starring Jimmy Stewart, Glynis Johns, Billy Mumy, Fabian, Ed Wynn, Jesse White
Dear Brigitte is a funny family comedy, dealing with the Leaf family, headed by Dr. Robert Leaf (Jimmy Stewart). He’s the proverbial absent-minded professor, a poet who loves art and music, and dislikes the hard sciences. When his young son Erasmus (Billy Mumy) turns out to be a mathematical prodigy, it causes him no end of consternation. Vina Leaf (Glynis Johns) plays the loving mother. Cindy Carol plays the older sister (who uses her brother’s math skills to do her homework. And later the homework of her boyfriend, Fabian, which leads to people wanting to use him to win at the race track.
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