I was not even born then, but will try to see it anyway. It sounds a good movie. some more note for you from wikipedia thanks Houseboat is a 1958 romantic comedy film starring Cary Grant, Sophia Loren, Paul Peterson, Charles Herbert and Mimi Gibson. The movie was directed by Melville Shavelson, who also directed the original 1968 version of Yours, Mine and Ours. Contents [hide] 1 Plot 2 Featured cast 3 Awards 4 External links  Plot Spoiler warning: Plot and/or ending details follow. Tom Winters, a widower, is trying to understand and raise three precocious children alone. He gets a little unexpected help from Cinzia, when the children decide she is to be the new maid. But she is actually an Italian socialite who is trying to get away from her overprotective father.  Featured cast Actor Role Cary Grant Tom Winters Sophia Loren Cinzia Zaccardi Paul Petersen David Winters Charles Herbert Robert Winters Mimi Gibson Elizabeth Winters Harry Guardino Angelo Donatello Eduardo Ciannelli Arturo Zaccardi Werner Klemperer Harold Messner John Litel Mr. William Farnsworth Madge Kennedy Mrs. Farnsworth  Awards The film was nominated for two Oscar Awards: one for Best Original Song for "Almost in Your Arms (Love Song from Houseboat)", and the other for Best Writing, Story and Screenplay - Written Directly for the Screen. Harry Guardino was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor. The movie won Golden Laurel Awards for Top Comedy and Top Male Comedy Performance by Cary Grant.