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FILM DETAILS
Certificate U
Cast
Katharine Hepburn
Cary Grant
James Stewart
Directors
George Cukor
Screenwriters
Donald Ogden Stewart
Running Time
102 minutes

The Philadelphia Story
Re-released farce concerning romantic shenanigans around a society wedding


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Plot
Tracy Lord (Hepburn), eligible daughter of a well-off Philadelphian family due to marry an earnest nerdy type when her first husband returns to keep an eye on the charming male reporter assigned to cover the society wedding. They end up all keeping an eye on Tracy instead...who will she choose?


Verdict
Excellent casting, a great storyline and a shrp script mean that this remains a classic of the genre and one of Katherine Hepburn's best roles.


Reviewed by Jake Hamilton

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