Cheaper by the Dozen
Cheaper by the Dozen 1950
Directed By Walter Lang
Written By Ernestine Gilbreth Carey, Frank Gilbreth Jr.
Screenplay By Lamar Trotti
Cast Clifton Webb, Myrna Loy, Jeanne Crain, Betty Lynn
Produced By Lamar Trotti
Film Editing By James Watson Webb, Jr.
Cinematography By Leon Shamroy
Music By Cyril J. Mockridge, Alfred Newman

Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation


United States



Release Date

April 17, 1950


85 Minutes

Distributed By

20th Century Fox

Gross $4,425,000



  • Clifton Webb as Frank Bunker Gilbreth
  • Jeanne Crain as Ann Gilbreth
  • Myrna Loy as Mrs. Lillian Gilbreth
  • Betty Lynn as Deborah Lancaster
  • Edgar Buchanan as Dr. Burton
  • Barbara Bates as Ernestine Gilbreth
  • Mildred Natwick as Mrs. Mebane
  • Sara Allgood as Mrs. Monahan
  • Jimmy Hunt as William Gilbreth
  • Carol Nugent as Lillie Gilbreth
  • Norman Ollestad as Frank Gilbreth Jr.
  • Evelyn Varden as School Principal
  • Craig Hill as Tom Black
  • Patti Brady as Martha Gilbreth
  • Teddy Driver as Dan Gilbreth
  • Roddy McCaskill as Jack Gilbreth
  • Judy Ann Whaley as Baby Denise



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