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Inspired by the popular '40s radio show of the same title, director Irving Brecher's 1949 comedy stars William Bendix as a hard-working husband-and-father with no shortage of family problems.

  1. Irving Brecher

    Director, Writer

  2. Groucho Marx


Top Billed Cast

  1. William Bendix

    William Bendix

    Chester A. Riley

  2. Rosemary DeCamp

    Rosemary DeCamp

    Peg Riley

  3. James Gleason

    James Gleason


  4. Beulah Bondi

    Beulah Bondi

    Martha Bogle

  5. Bill Goodwin

    Bill Goodwin

    Sidney Monahan

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The Life of Riley


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Status Released

Release Information

  • April 16, 1949


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 30m

Budget -

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