Texas cattleman Louis Calhern heads to a New England college town, hoping to coax estranged professor son Van Johnson back into the family business. However, an innocent ploy to make sure expectant daughter-in-law Janet Leigh gets adequate nutrition escalates into an industrywide beef pricing war! Fun farce, adapted by Max Shulman from a Herman Wouk story, co-stars Walter Slezak, Gene Lockhart. 72 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.