History Film / ThePhiladelphiaStory

20th May '16 12:43:23 PM jamespolk
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Witty, classic Hollywood ScrewballComedy made in 1940 and starring three of the biggest stars of the era: Creator/KatharineHepburn, Creator/CaryGrant and [[Creator/JimmyStewart James Stewart]].

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Witty, classic Hollywood ScrewballComedy made in 1940 and starring three of the biggest stars of the era: Creator/KatharineHepburn, Creator/CaryGrant and [[Creator/JimmyStewart James Stewart]].
Stewart]]. Directed by Creator/GeorgeCukor.
12th Apr '16 8:34:03 AM jayoungr
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** Played straight with Liz. When Dexter asks her why she doesn't marry Mike, she answers, "He's still got a lot to learn. I don't want to get in his way for a while."
4th Apr '16 12:07:45 PM jayoungr
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** And "Somewhere Over the Rainbow"

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** And "Somewhere Over the Rainbow"Rainbow."


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* HonorableMarriageProposal: Mike offers one to Tracy after their drunken antics cause George to dump her.
13th Mar '16 7:44:39 AM RoseAndHeather
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Upper class Tracy Lord (Hepburn) is getting married to an [[SelfMadeMan independently wealthy man]], but her ex-husband C. K. Dexter Haven (Grant), looking for a little revenge, sneaks in a couple of reporters - a writer (Stewart) and photographer - to do an exclusive story for Spy Magazine. LoveTriangle [[HilarityEnsues confusion ensues]] among the stars and supporting characters.

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Upper class Tracy Lord (Hepburn) is getting married to an [[SelfMadeMan independently wealthy man]], but her ex-husband C. K. Dexter Haven (Grant), looking for a little revenge, sneaks in a couple of reporters - a writer (Stewart) and photographer (Ruth Hussey) - to do an exclusive story for Spy Magazine. LoveTriangle [[HilarityEnsues confusion ensues]] among the stars and supporting characters.
22nd Feb '16 3:35:25 PM Mdumas43073
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Later remade in 1956 as ''Film/HighSociety'', starring Creator/GraceKelly, Creator/BingCrosby, and Music/FrankSinatra in the Hepburn, Grant, and Stewart roles. Not to be confused with the 1993 Tom Hanks movie ''{{Film/Philadelphia}}'', or the 1984 science fiction film ''Film/ThePhiladelphiaExperiment''.

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Later remade in as the 1956 as {{musical}} film ''Film/HighSociety'', starring Creator/GraceKelly, Creator/BingCrosby, and Music/FrankSinatra in the Hepburn, Grant, and Stewart roles. Not to be confused with the 1993 Tom Hanks movie ''{{Film/Philadelphia}}'', or the 1984 science fiction film ''Film/ThePhiladelphiaExperiment''.
19th Feb '16 10:53:33 AM kyeo
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* DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment: Mike is trying to convince Kittridge that nothing happened between him and Tracy:
-->'''Macaulay Connor''': After which I deposited Tracy on her bed in her room, and promptly returned down here to you two - which doubtless you'll remember.
-->'''Dexter Haven''': Doubtless, without a doubt!
9th Jan '16 6:48:09 AM BlueIceTea
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-->'''Tracy:''' "I want them out and you too."
-->'''Dexter:''' "Yes, yes, your Majesty, but first, could I interest you in some small blackmail?"



--->'''Tracy:''' "I want them out and you too."
--->'''Dexter:''' "Yes, yes, your Majesty, but first, could I interest you in some small blackmail?"
7th Jan '16 8:10:32 AM SherlockHolmesFan
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30th Sep '15 9:27:24 AM Morgenthaler
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Later remade in 1956 as ''HighSociety'', starring Creator/GraceKelly, BingCrosby, and FrankSinatra in the Hepburn, Grant, and Stewart roles. Not to be confused with the 1993 Tom Hanks movie ''{{Film/Philadelphia}}'', or the 1984 science fiction film ''Film/ThePhiladelphiaExperiment''.

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Later remade in 1956 as ''HighSociety'', ''Film/HighSociety'', starring Creator/GraceKelly, BingCrosby, Creator/BingCrosby, and FrankSinatra Music/FrankSinatra in the Hepburn, Grant, and Stewart roles. Not to be confused with the 1993 Tom Hanks movie ''{{Film/Philadelphia}}'', or the 1984 science fiction film ''Film/ThePhiladelphiaExperiment''.
19th Sep '15 9:13:56 PM KamenRiderOokalf
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* AnAesop: ''Everyone'' has moral failings.
-->'''Dexter:''' "We're all only human, you know."



* AnAesop: ''Everyone'' has moral failings.
-->'''Dexter:''' "We're all only human, you know."



-->'''Tracy:''' "I want them out and you too."
-->'''Dexter:''' "Yes, yes, your Majesty, but first, could I interest you in some small blackmail?"

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-->'''Tracy:''' --->'''Tracy:''' "I want them out and you too."
-->'''Dexter:''' --->'''Dexter:''' "Yes, yes, your Majesty, but first, could I interest you in some small blackmail?"
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