High society (Captioned)

United States, 1956

Film
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Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly and Frank Sinatra romp elegantly through the scenic, moneyed grounds and waters of outwardly elitist Newport, Rhode Island in this hip, witty, musical version of Philip Barry’s ‘The Philadelphia story’. Legendary Louis Armstrong, starring as himself, plays his trumpet and narrates in prose and song the peccadillos of his song-writer friend C. K. Dexter-Haven as he tries to win back his haughty ex-wife on the eve of her marriage. Music by Cole Porter.

Credits

production company

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

United Artists Corporation

producer

Sol Siegel

Duration

01:43:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1956

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

304227

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion picture remakes

Closed captioning

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

Motion picture remakes

Musicals

Sound/audio

Captioned

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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