In this very special Father’s Day episode of Adapt or Perish, we discuss Edward Streeter’s Father of the Bride!
For this episode, we read and watched:
- Edward Streeter’s original 1949 novel.
- Father of the Bride, the 1950 movie directed by Vincente Minnelli, written by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett, and starring Spencer Tracy, Elizabeth Taylor, and Joan Bennett. Watch it on iTunes or Amazon.
- Father’s Little Dividend, the 1951 sequel, directed by Minnelli, written by Goodrich and Hackett, and starring Tracy, Taylor, and Bennett. Watch it on Amazon.
- Father of the Bride, the 1991 remake, directed by Charles Shyer, written by Shyer and Nancy Meyers, and starring Steve Martin, Diane Keaton, Kimberly Williams, and Martin Short. Watch it on iTunes or Amazon.
- Father of the Bride Part II, the remake’s 1995 sequel, also directed by Shyer, also also written by Shyer and Meyers, and also also also starring Martin, Keaton, Williams, and Short. Watch it on iTunes or Amazon.
- Writers Erma Bombeck and Dave Barry
- The Harvard Lampoon
- Mr. Hobbs Take a Vacation (1962)
- Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, and Desk Set
- The Baby Boom theatrical trailer
- Every Single Word Spoken by a Person of Color in Every Single Movie Directed by Nancy Meyers
- The pregnancy and birth podcasts Baby Doctor Mamas and Masculine Birth Ritual
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