Film Details



ADAM'S RIB
Release Date: 18 Nov 1949
Duration (in mins): 101
Cast:
Spencer Tracy (Adam Bonner)
Katharine Hepburn (Amanda Bonner)
Judy Holliday (Doris Attinger)
Tom Ewell (Warren Attinger)
David Wayne (Kip Lurie)
Director:
George Cukor (Dir)
Jack Greenwood (Asst dir)
Writer:
Ruth Gordon (Scr)
Garson Kanin (Scr)
Producer:
Lawrence Weingarten (Prod)
Distribution
Company:
Loew's Inc.
Production
Company:
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp.
Summary:
Doris Attinger, a mother of three who is fed up with her husband Warren's philandering, arms herself with a gun, follows her husband to his mistress Beryl Caighn's Manhattan apartment and clumsily fires shots at the couple. Beryl manages to escape without injury in the shooting, but Warren is wounded. The following morning, attorney Amanda Bonner reads a sensational newspaper story about the details of the shooting to her husband Adam, an Assistant District Attorney, and an argument over who i...