January 18th, 2013: The Philadelphia Story (1940)


Cast: George Cukor (Director); Joseph L. Mankiewicz (Producer); Franz Waxman (Score); Roland Young

What It’s About: Tracy Lord (Katharine Hepburn) is about to be married to George Kittredge (John Howard); at least, that is until her ex-husband C. K. Dexter Haven (Cary Grant) and a pair of reporters (James Stewart and Ruth Hussey) bet involved.

Why Watch it Today?:  Cary Grant was born on this date in 1904.

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