Friends of the National Library and Reel McCoy Film Society Screening
THE PHILADELPHIA STORY (USA 1940) 112 min. DVD
Director George Cukor Cast Katherine Hepburn, Cary Grant, James Stewart
A rich socialite family gathers for their daughter’s wedding and finds that all manner of people, invited and uninvited, welcome and unwelcome, turn up to complicate matters. It’s the second marriage for the wilful, high-spirited daughter (Hepburn) and her ex-husband (Grant) is not prepared to let her go without a fight. Enter James Stewart as a reporter doing a story on how the rich live. One of the comedy classics and on everyone’s list of favourite films.