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The Philadelphia Story

1940

Cast: Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, James Stewart
Director: George Cukor
Writer: Donald Ogden Stewart
Cinematographer: Joseph Ruttenberg
Editor: Frank Sullivan
Production Designers: Cedric Gibbons
Production Company: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp.

Katharine Hepburn was at a low point in her film career when she purchased screen rights to the theatrical source material for THE PHILADELPHIA STORY (1940), as the play had been written with her in mind and she had starred in the role on Broadway. Hepburn accurately wagered that the movie would revive her movie star status… Learn more at the AFI Catalog

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