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Welcome! This site was created for students, teachers, and Gilbreth fans because of the ongoing interest in Cheaper and Belles expressed at the Gilbreth Network On Line.

While the Gilbreth Network is the most comprehensive web destination for information about the lives and work of Frank and Lillian Gilbreth, here you will find more information specifically about the famous Gilbreth books and their stage and screen adaptations.

Thank you for visiting! Please visit often for news and updates.

The latest :

Special Announcement:
Hollywood launched a new version of the Gilbreth movie
"Cheaper by the Dozen" on December 25, 2003.
At the same time, it has been announced that
the original 1950s versions of "Cheaper" and "Belles"
will be re-released for home video in the Spring of 2004.
Check or your local video retailer for more information.

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About the books
Cheaper by the Dozen and Belles on their Toes were authored by Frank B. Gilbreth, Jr. and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey.
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About the plays
Cheaper and Belles were adapted for stage and their popularity is ongoing.
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About the movies
Jeanne Crain was only one of the big stars to play a Gilbreth.
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Did you know...?
Frank B. Gilbreth, Jr.authored a third book about the Gilbreth clan: Time Out for Happiness.
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Gilbreth family tree
The "dozen" and their families

Where are they now?
Our most FAQ.
See Dave Ferguson's article.

Gilbreth photos
Frank, Lillian, and their children

The Gilbreth Network
The latest research about the lives and work of scientific managers Frank and Lillian Gilbreth (an off-site link).
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Gilbreth FAQ
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