Lions, Towers & Shields #32 July 17, 2021
The Philadelphia Story

Filmed on Satin

It’s the best-loved of the four movies Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant made together, and the one that also stars Jimmy Steward. Another George Cukor production, this was Hepburn’s triumphant entry into MGM, and her middle finger to the “box office poison” label of the late 1930s. “Hullo, George!”

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The Movie: review/commentary on a single classic film * The Philadelphia Story (1940), trailer * Available to stream, rent or buy digitally * On disc: Criterion Blu-ray or DVD

Next time, we’ll watch The Apartment (1960)

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