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The Philadelphia Story (1940)

2015 #54
George Cukor | 108 mins | TV | 4:3 | USA / English | U

Katharine Hepburn is the high society heiress getting re-married to someone dull from daddy’s company. 86 more words


One Man, Two Guvnors (Weathervane Playhouse - Newark, OH)

The important thing to know before seeing One Man, Two Guvnors is that nearly everyone in it is an idiot. Once you know that, it’s easier to just enjoy what happens for all the silliness that it is. 609 more words


Bringing Up Baby

Released:  1938

Cast:  Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, Charles Ruggles, Walter Catlett, May Robson, Fritz Feld

SUMMARY:  For several years, paleontologist David Huxley (Cary Grant) has been working on assembling a Brontosaurus skeleton.  679 more words

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

The Bette Davis Project: The Bride Came C.O.D. (1941)

Oil tycoon, Lucius K. Winfield (Eugene Pallette, The Adventures of Robin Hood), hires charter pilot, Steve Collins (James Cagney, Yankee Doodle Dandy), to kidnap his spoiled daughter, Joan Winfield (Bette Davis), and prevent her from marrying a musician, Allen Brice (Jack Carson, … 290 more words

Hollywood's Golden Age

Review - She's Funny That Way (2014)

Director: Peter Bogdanovich

Starring: Imogen Poots, Owen Wilson, Kathryn Hahn, Rhys Ifans, Will Forte, Jennifer Aniston, Austin Pendleton

She’s Funny That Way is the first feature film in 13 years from celebrated 1970s auteur Peter Bogdanovich. 752 more words


When You Don't Like a Great Classic Film and Introducing Others to Classic Movies

I always feel embarrassed and slightly apologetic when I don’t love a great classic movie. My Man Godfrey? When the subject comes up, I smile sheepishly and fidget. 977 more words

Movie Thoughts

His Girl Friday

Witty banter gets a bad rap. No, people don’t talk in real life like they do in Aaron Sorkin films. No, moms and daughters don’t exchange witticisms at lightning speed like Lauren Graham and Alexis Bledel did on… 597 more words

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