THE PHILADELPHIA STORY

Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, James Stewart

Turner/MGM; Directed by George Cukor

Black and White; Not Rated; 112 minutes; 1940

THE PHILADELPHIA STORY is a classic upper-crust comedy. A brilliant adaptation of the Philip Barry play set in the high society of the Philadelphia "Mainline." Tracy Lord (Katharine Hepburn) is a wealthy heiress in search of romance. Cary Grant plays her ex-husband, and James Stewart won an Academy Award® for his role as the reporter who falls in love with her.

 

 

Reviews

"Not only possesses extremely witty dialogue, but also an excellent cast."

- NATIONAL FILM THEATRE