Quality Street

United States, 1937

Film
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Set in Victorian England, Katharine Hepburn plays the not-so-young Phoebe Throssel, fearing imminent spinsterhood as she watches her favourite suitor head off to the Napoleonic Wars, without leaving a wedding proposal behind. When he returns years later, Phoebe must masquerade as her own high-spirited niece to regain his attention. Also starring Joan Fontaine and Franchot Tone. Based on the play by Sir James M. Barrie.

Credits

director

George Stevens

producer

Pandro S. Berman

production company

RKO Radio Pictures

Language

English

Duration

01:24:00:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

37291

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Adaptations

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

History → History

Literature → English literature - Film and video adaptations

Literature → Literature

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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