Ernestine Gilbreth Carey, who cowrote CHEAPER BY THE DOZEN and BELLES ON THEIR TOES with her brother, Frank Gilbreth Jr., has passed away at age 98.
The books were memorably filmed, with Clifton Webb and Myrna Loy as the parents of the Gilbreth dozen, in 1950 and 1952. (CHEAPER BY THE DOZEN was also, of course, not so memorably filmed with Steve Martin, who has starred in remakes of two films released in 1950. Can you name the other?)
More from the AP via the San Jose Mercury News.
If you haven't yet met the Gilbreth family in print, I highly recommend these wonderful, very funny books.