The Philadelphia story (Captioned)

United States, 1940

Film
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A wealthy society girl, who is about to marry for the second time, finds she still loves her first husband. This witty and sophisticated romantic comedy features a sparkling screenplay, great performances and has a well-deserved reputation as a Hollywood “screwball” classic. With Katherine Hepburn, Cary Grant and James Stewart. Based on a play by Philip Barry and the inspiration for the musical “High Society”.

Credits

production company

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

producer

Joseph L Mankiewicz

Duration

01:48:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1940

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

303814

Language

English

Audience classification

PG

Subject categories

Adaptations

Closed captioning

Comedy

Comedy → Screwball comedies

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

Literature → American literature - Film and video adaptations

Sound/audio

Captioned

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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