The Philadelphia Story (DVD)

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    THE PHILADELPHIA STORY boasts an incredible cast, but it's Katharine Hepburn's picture in more ways than one. Tracy Lord (Hepburn), a Philadelphia heiress, is about to marry coal-company executive George Kittridge (John Howard). The wedding, promising to be the season's premier event, attracts the attention of magazine publisher Sidney Kidd (Henry Daniell), who sees it as an opportunity to break a story. Spy magazine's Dexter Haven (Cary Grant), Lord's ex-husband, is enlisted to "gain access" to the party, along with top scandal writer Macauley Connor (James Stewart, in an Oscar-winning role). However, the reporter is quickly smitten by the bride's charms--and he's not the only one. The film, based on the play by Phillip Barry, was first a Broadway sensation starring Hepburn, who acquired the screen rights, claimed the starring role, and chose the director, screenwriter, and lead cast. In addition to fine work by Grant and Stewart, notable supporting performances are delivered by Ruth Hussey and Virginia Weidler. One of nine films Hepburn made with director George Cukor, it remains one of the classics of their collaboration and of American cinema.

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    UPC 883929152544
    Studio Warner Brothers
    Format DVD
    Genre Comedy
    Rating Not Rated
    Dimensions 5.25" x 0.5" x 7.5" WxHxD
    Weight 0.15 lbs
    Stars Ruth Hussey, James Stewart, Lionel Pape, Katharine Hepburn, John Howard, Virginia Weidler, Rex Evans, Roland Young, Cary Grant, Henry Daniell, John Halliday
    Directors George Cukor
    Country of Origin United States

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