The Philadelphia Story Poster

Release Date: December 26th, 1940

DVD Release Date: September 10th, 1997

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 52 min

Plot Summary
This classic romantic comedy focuses on Tracy Lord (Katharine Hepburn), a Philadelphia socialite who has split from her husband, C.K. Dexter Haven (Cary Grant), due both to his drinking and to her overly demanding nature. As Tracy prepares to wed the wealthy George Kittredge (John Howard), she crosses paths with both Dexter and prying reporter Macaulay Connor (James Stewart). Unclear about her feelings for all three men, Tracy must decide whom she truly loves.

Cast: Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, James Stewart, Ruth Hussey, John Howard, Roland Young, John Halliday, Virginia Weidler

Director: George Cukor

Genres: Romantic comedy

Production Co: Metro Goldwyn Mayer

Keywords: 1940s, Amusing, Love triangle, Charming, Father, Sister, Love, Engaging, Temptation, Marriage


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