• Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

Arsenic and Old Lace

Release Date: 1944

DVD Release Date: August 29th, 2000

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 58 min

Plot Summary

Writer and notorious marriage detractor Mortimer Brewster (Cary Grant) falls for girl-next-door Elaine Harper (Priscilla Lane), and they tie the knot on Halloween. When the newlyweds return to their respective family homes to deliver the news, Brewster finds a corpse hidden in a window seat. With his eccentric aunts (Josephine Hull, Jean Adair), disturbed uncle (John Alexander), and homicidal brother (Raymond Massey), he starts to realize that his family is even crazier than he thought.

Cast: Cary Grant, Raymond Massey, Priscilla Lane, Peter Lorre, Jack Carson, Josephine Hull, Jean Adair, James Gleason

Director: Frank Capra

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Warner Brothers

Keywords: Wife, New York City, Brother, Love, 1930s, Madcap, Marriage, Murder

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