Cheaper by the Dozen

Trivia: The movie shows the last Gilbreth child born as a boy, Robert. The last child was actually Jane.


Trivia: All twelve children were never alive at one time. Mary, along with some of her siblings, came down with diphtheria, in 1912. While the others recovered, Mary died on January 31st. The family continued to refer to the Dozen, even though all twelve were never contemporaries. The book refers to them as a dozen, and the movie & stage play portrays all 12 at a time.


Visible crew/equipment: When Mr. Gilbert is going to the train station, as he walks around in front of his car, you can see the shadow of the boom mic on the lawn, to the left side of the screen. (01:18:15)

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Man on street: Hey Noah, what are you doing with that Ark?
Frank Gilbreth: Collecting animals like the good Lord told me brother. All we need now is a jackass. Hop in.

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