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Screwball comedy films
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Video recordings for the hearing impaired
|Named Person:||Philip Barry|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
George Cukor; Cary Grant; Katharine Hepburn; James Stewart; Philip Barry; MGM/UA Home Video (Firm)
|Language Note:||Includes options for English, French and Spanish subtitles as well as English captions for the hearing impaired|
|Notes:||Based on the play by Philip Barry.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1940.
|Credits:||Photography, Joseph Ruttenberg ; art director, Cedric Gibbons ; music, Franz Waxman.|
|Cast:||Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, James Stewart, Ruth Hussey, John Howard, Roland Young, John Halliday, Mary Nash, Virginia Weidler.|
|Awards:||Academy Award, 1941: Best actor (Stewart); Best writing, screenplay|
|Description:||1 videodisc (112 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD.; Colour recording system: NTSC.|
|Other Titles:||Philadelphia story (Motion picture)|
|Responsibility:||MGM ; produced by Joseph L. Mankiewicz ; directed by George Cukor ; screenplay by Donald Ogden Stewart.|
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Hepburn plays a Philadelphia socialite who has just divorced Grant and is looking for a new husband. Seeking to prevent an unfortunate wedding, Grant appears with Stewart who falls for Hepburn and keeps up with her biting wit and humor.
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