Cinema: Fitzwilly

"Family movie" was once a valid description of a film with an entertainment range that knew no age barrier. Now, it is most likely to mean an unimaginative pacifier for the kids and an insipid lullaby for their elders.

Fitzwilly, the hero of this bit of family fodder, is a larcenous butler with a heart of pablum and a summa cum laude college degree. He keeps his daffy dowager boss (Edith Evans) in the chips by masterminding a ring of domestics who specialize in plundering New York department stores. When the old lady hires a pert new secretary (Barbara Feldon) with a...

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