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The Resource The Philadelphia story, MGM ; produced by Joseph L. Mankiewicz ; directed by George Cukor ; screenplay by Donald Ogden Stewart. --, (videorecording)

The Philadelphia story, MGM ; produced by Joseph L. Mankiewicz ; directed by George Cukor ; screenplay by Donald Ogden Stewart. --, (videorecording)

Label
The Philadelphia story
Title
The Philadelphia story
Statement of responsibility
MGM ; produced by Joseph L. Mankiewicz ; directed by George Cukor ; screenplay by Donald Ogden Stewart. --
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Hepburn plays a Philadelphia socialite who has just divorced Grant and is looking for a new husband. Seeking to prevent an unfortunate wedding, Grant appears with Stewart who falls for Hepburn and keeps up with her biting wit and humor
Awards note
Academy Awards: Best Screenplay, Donald Ogdon Stewart; Best Actor, James Stewart. Academy Award nominations: Best Picture; Best Director, George Cukor; Best Actress, Katharine Hepburn; Best Supporting Actress, Ruth Hussey
Cataloging source
OSTC
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photography, Joseph Ruttenberg ; art director, Cedric Gibbons ; music, Franz Waxman
Dewey number
791.4372
Intended audience
Canadian Home Video Rating: PG
Language note
  • Includes subtitles in English, French and Spanish
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, James Stewart, Ruth Hussey and John Howard
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1899-1983
  • 1904-1986
  • 1907-2003
  • 1908-1997
  • 1896-1949.
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cukor, George
  • Grant, Cary
  • Hepburn, Katharine
  • Stewart, James
  • Barry, Philip
  • Warner Home Video
Runtime
112
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Screwball comedy films
  • Comedy films
  • Feature films
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The Philadelphia story, MGM ; produced by Joseph L. Mankiewicz ; directed by George Cukor ; screenplay by Donald Ogden Stewart. --, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Digital video disc
  • Based on the play by Philip Barry
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1940
  • Title and statements of responsibility from DVD label and container
  • For specific added features see container or interactive features menu while viewing disc
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 112 min.)
Isbn
9780790744179
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 883929152544
  • 012569501720
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
3000033403
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • lb 00061088
  • 532165
System details
DVD ; Dolby Digital sound ; full screen presentation
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Philadelphia story, MGM ; produced by Joseph L. Mankiewicz ; directed by George Cukor ; screenplay by Donald Ogden Stewart. --, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Digital video disc
  • Based on the play by Philip Barry
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1940
  • Title and statements of responsibility from DVD label and container
  • For specific added features see container or interactive features menu while viewing disc
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 112 min.)
Isbn
9780790744179
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 883929152544
  • 012569501720
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
3000033403
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • lb 00061088
  • 532165
System details
DVD ; Dolby Digital sound ; full screen presentation
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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