Film Details



THE PHILADELPHIA STORY
Release Date: 17 Jan 1941
Duration (in mins): 112
Cast:
Cary Grant (C. K. Dexter Haven)
Katharine Hepburn (Tracy Lord)
James Stewart (Macaulay [Mike] Connor)
Ruth Hussey (Elizabeth Imbrey)
John Howard (George Kittridge)
Director:
George Cukor (Dir)
Edward Woehler (Asst dir)
Writer:
Donald Ogden Stewart (Scr)
Waldo Salt (Contr wrt)
Producer:
Joseph L. Mankiewicz (Prod)
Distribution
Company:
Loew's Inc.
Production
Company:
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp.
Summary:
The wealth and position of the socially prominent Lord family of Philadelphia has made Tracy, the eldest daughter, into an imperious and haughty shrew. Tracy's attitude causes a marital rift with her childhood sweetheart, sportsman and recovering alcoholic C. K. Dexter Haven, leading to a divorce. Two years later, Tracy is poised to wed the pompous and politically ambitious self-made man George Kittridge when Dexter returns from an extended absence accompanied by scandal sheet reporters Macaul...