When I Grow Up (1951)

NR 04/19/1951 (US) Drama 1h 30m
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Bobby takes on the elderly


Josh is a young boy who feels neglected and misunderstood at home. Preparing to run away, he chances across an old diary once kept by his grandfather. Leafing through the yellowed pages, Josh discovers that Grandpa went through many of the same childhood travails that he is enduring at that moment. Armed with a renewed understanding of and appreciation for his elders, Josh decides to stick around for a while and see how things develop.

  1. Michael Kanin


Top Billed Cast

  1. Bobby Driscoll

    Bobby Driscoll

    Josh / Danny Reed

  2. Robert Preston

    Robert Preston

    Father Reed

  3. Martha Scott

    Martha Scott

    Mother Reed

  4. Sherry Jackson

    Sherry Jackson

    Ruthie Reed

  5. John Wilder

    John Wilder

    Duckface Kelly

  6. Frances Chaney

    Mrs. Kelly

  7. Poodles Hanneford

    Poodles Hanneford


  8. Ralph Dumke

    Ralph Dumke


  9. Paul Guilfoyle

    Paul Guilfoyle


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When I Grow Up
When I Grow Up

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $50,000.00

Revenue $100,000.00


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