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Educating Father is a 1936 American comedy film directed by James Tinling and starring Jed Prouty, Shirley Deane and Dixie Dunbar. It was part of the Jones Familyseries of films.


A young pilot gets an unexpected opportunity to prove the benefits of air travel to his cantankerous father.


  • Jed Prouty as John Jones
  • Shirley Deane as Bonnie Jones
  • Dixie Dunbar as Millicent
  • Spring Byington as Mrs. John Jones
  • Kenneth Howell as Jack Jones
  • June Carlson as Lucy Jones
  • George Ernest as Roger Jones
  • Florence Roberts as Granny Jones
  • Billy Mahan as Bobby Jones
  • Francis Ford as Sheriff Hart
  • Charles Tannen as Jim Courtney
  • J. Anthony Hughes as Dick Harris
  • David Newell as Eddie Gordon
  • Clarence Wilson as Jess Boynton
  • Jonathan Hale as Fred Humphrey
  • Erville Alderson as Dr. Willoughby
  • Grace Durkin as Girl in Drugstore
  • Dick Elliott as Townley
  • Phyllis Fraser as Girl in Drugstore
  • Selmer Jackson as Prof. Howard
  • Si Jenks as Guide
  • Landers Stevens as Milford
  • Harland Tucker as Chain Store Representative