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The First Baby is a 1936 American comedy film directed by Lewis Seiler and written by Lamar Trotti. The film stars Johnny Downs, Shirley Deane, Jane Darwell, Dixie Dunbar, Marjorie Gateson and Gene Lockhart. The film was released on April 2, 1936, by 20th Century Fox


When a couple become parents for the first time, they discover grandmothers can be almost as demanding as a newborn.


  • Johnny Downs as Johnny Ellis
  • Shirley Deane as Trudy Wells
  • Jane Darwell as Mrs. Ellis
  • Dixie Dunbar as Maude Holbrook
  • Marjorie Gateson as Mrs. Wells
  • Gene Lockhart as Mr. Ellis
  • Taylor Holmes as Mr. Wells
  • Willard Robertson as Dr. Clarke
  • Hattie McDaniel as Dora